Nicholas Léger-Riopel

Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Moncton

Professor Nicholas Léger-Riopel from University of Moncton’s Faculty of Law holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from University of Montreal. Mr. Léger-Riopel is currently a doctoral student in law. He is the author of a variety of articles in the fields of health law and medical profession law, as well as several reference works including Le contrôle de l’activité clinique du médecin exerçant en centre hospitalier (control of the clinical activity for hospital physicians) (2012) and Le code de déontologie des médecins annoté (the annotated physician’s code of ethics) (2016).

Professor Léger-Riopel heads several national and international research teams. His research focuses on children’s rights, the collective exercise of medicine, and the evidence-based medicine program and its reception in law through the emergence of non-regulatory sources of supervision of the physician’s clinical activity.

Mr. Léger-Riopel is a member of the Barreau du Québec (Quebec bar association) and has also served as a clerk to the Honourable Justice Jacques Dufresne of the Quebec Court of Appeal.

In addition to his research activities, Mr. Léger-Riopel's also practices in health law and professional ethics for a variety of professional orders in the healthcare sector.


This content has been updated on 30 November 2016 at 12 h 04 min.