Groupe Dupuis Paquin

Yacine Agnaou, LL.B., M.B.A.

Yacine began his legal career as a law student at the Tax Litigation Directorate of Justice Canada where he later acted as an attorney.

During these years, he advised and represented the Canada Revenue Agency regarding tax and civil disputes relating to tax collection.

Yacine pursued his career within the Economic Crimes Team of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. He was a Crown prosecutor in prosecutions related to 15 federal laws regulating various fields of economic activity including income taxation, intellectual property, customs and insolvency.

In this same capacity, Yacine was an expert with investigators and officers from a dozen federal agencies including Canada Revenue Agency, Industry Canada, Environment Canada, Canada Border Services Agency and the RCMP.

After more than a decade of public service, Yacine joined Dupuis Paquin to continue serving the public interest in private practice.

« Former Crown Attorney and MBA graduate with distinction. Honest and visionary, he develops and implements creative solutions to the most complex situation. »

Since then, Yacine's practice has made him a sought-after lawyer to defend the weakest against the strongest and to fight injustices of all kinds, particularly those of the State, large corporations and other powerful litigants in our society.

Awards and honors

  • Pulic Service Award of Excellence
  • Quebec Federal Council's Award of Distinction
  • Excellence scholarship, HEC Montréal
  • Excellence scholarship, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal


  • M.B.A. (with summa cum laude), HEC Montréal
  • Specialized Graduate Diploma in Management (D.E.S.S.) with summa cum laude, HEC Montréal
  • LL.B. (Honor Roll), Université de Montréal

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Québec Bar


  • Contact person for the press during the media coverage of civil and criminal cases.

Main areas of practice

  • Law
  • Economic criminal and penal law
  • Tax law
  • Business Law
  • Management
  • Development strategies
  • Internationalization of companies
  • Transformation Management