Andrew M. Lanouette

International Trade Counsel

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Andrew Lanouette is an International Trade Counsel in the Ottawa office. Mr. Lanouette assists clients with trade remedies issues before both the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Canada Border Services Agency and has experience in all aspects of anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings including judicial reviews. He also has experience assisting clients with enforcement issues before the Canada Border Services Agency.  Mr. Lanouette has worked with clients on export controls matters including export permit applications and non-compliance reports. He also provides advice and representation on issues relating to international trade treaty compliance and advocacy including the WTO and NAFTA, tariff classification, public procurement and federal regulatory law.

Mr. Lanouette holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa (summa cum laude) where he was the recipient of the Gold Medal for highest academic performance. He also won several other awards for his academic performance and for his service to the law school. Mr. Lanouette mooted extensively while at the University of Ottawa. He won the Nelligan O’Brien Payne first year moot in 2007 and was awarded the prize of best orallist and was a part of the team that won second place in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in 2010. He also won the Canadian national round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and went on to place in the top 8 teams in the international round and be ranked among the top 15 mooters at the international competition.

Prior to law school, Mr. Lanouette attended the Arthur Kroeger College at Carleton University where he received a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management with a specialization in International Studies. He graduated from that program with Highest Honours and received a Senate Medal for his academic achievement.

Prior to joining Cassidy Levy Kent (Canada) LLP, Mr. Lanouette articled for a large national law firm in Ottawa. He also worked as a legal researcher at a leading boutique law firm in Ottawa for several years.


    • LL.B., summa cum laude, University of Ottawa (University Gold Medal for highest grade point average over entire LL.B.; County of Carleton Law Association Scholarship for high academic achievement and exceptional contribution to the Faculty of Law; George E. Ainslie Memorial Prize for highest grade point average over entire LL.B.; Donald Scarth Thorson Award for highest mark in “Statutory Interpretation”; Rémi Michel Beaupré Memorial Prize for highest mark in “Statutory Interpretation”; Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History for being a top student in the graduating class; McCarthy Tétrault LLP Second Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in second year of studies; University of Ottawa Merit Scholarship for high academic achievement; Carswell First Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; McCarthy Tétrault LLP First Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; Aird & Berlis LLP Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; Gordon Blair Prize for highest mark in “Public Law and Legislation”; University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Common Law Entrance Scholarship)
    • B.P.A.P.M., Highest Honours, Carleton University (Carleton University Senate Medal for outstanding academic achievement; Arthur Kroeger College Prince Memorial Book Prize for outstanding achievement in Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs; Carleton University Faculty Scholarship for high academic achievement; TRG Fletcher Scholarship for being an outstanding student in the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs)

Bar Admissions

    • Ontario

Professional Affiliations

    • Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association, International Law Section
    • Co-Chair, Canadian Bar Association, International Trade & Investment Committee
    • Executive Member-at-Large, Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers’ Division East
    • Board Member, Canadian Council on International Law
    • Member, American Bar Association Section on International Law

Publications and Speaking Engagements

    • “Case Comment: The Canadian International Trade Tribunal Makes First Finding Concerning Capital Goods in 20 Years”, ABA Section of International Law International Trade Committee Newsletter Volume VII, No. 1 (October 2013)
    • Program Co-Chair, “Excelling at Articles 2013: Surviving and Thriving Through Your Articling Term (YLD)”, Ontario Bar Association (August 2013)
    • “Canada: high deference, stark reality” in Müslüm Yilmaz, ed., Domestic Judicial Review of Trade Remedies: Experiences of the Most Active WTO Members (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), with Christopher Kent
    • “From Bifurcation to Unification: Canadian Trade Remedies System Streamlined”,  16 The Globetrotter 3, Ontario Bar Association (July 2013)
    • Speaker, “Export Controls: Update from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Export Controls Division,” CBA International Trade and Investment Committee (January 2013)
    • Speaker, “Force Majeure and the Doctrine of Hardship: Lessons for Public International Law,” Canadian Council on International Law 41st Annual Conference (November 2012)
    • “2011 Sanctions Review: Observations and how to stay abreast of fast-changing developments,” CBA National International Law Section Newsletter (April 2012)
    • “The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act: A Review,” (2011), 51 Canadian Business Journal 211, with John Blakney and Margot Patterson


    • English
    • French




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