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Civil and commercial litigation

The members of our team are recognized for the excellence of their work, their creativity and the quality of their services. The diversity of our experience allows us to advise our clients – whether they are small businesses or large corporations, public organizations, or individuals – in relation to a vast array of legal problems, and to represent them with competence and efficiency before the courts.

 

We appreciate the unique dynamics of conflictual situations and the importance of developing an effective strategy to achieve our clients’ objectives while avoiding lengthy litigation. When circumstances require, our lawyers know to act promptly and obtain the court orders necessary to immediately preserve our clients’ rights, stabilize the management of a business, or prevent illegal conduct by the adverse party.

 

Our lawyers also possess significant experience in disputes between shareholders. They have developed substantial expertise in business valuation, working closely with accountants and tax experts to provide clients with a complete service.

■ Representation of Hydro-Québec and one of its subsidiaries in an appeal of a Superior Court judgment on the interpretation of an electricity contract from 1926 regarding the issue of the adjustment of rates to take into account taxes and royalties imposed by the Québec government.

 

■ Representation of a major security services firm in the defence of a claim of over $15 million stemming from an explosion at a manufacturing plant in the Eastern Townships.

 

■ Representation of a franchisor in a commercial dispute with franchisees regarding their obligations under the franchise agreement (royalty payments, recourse to unauthorized suppliers, non-compliant advertising, performance standards, etc.).

 

■ Representation of a pulp and paper company in a damage claim stemming from a natural gas outage which interrupted production during several days.

■ Representation of the Société immobilière Manitonga Soutana inc. in a claim against a group of defendants regarding the sale of several pieces of land in Mont-Tremblant.

 

■ Representing Kruger Energy in proceedings by a consulting firm in relation to the bonus payable as a result of the construction of a wind farm.

 

■ Representation of a major commercial corporation in a claim relating to the sale price of a business operating several medical clinics.

 

■ Representation of the owners of an industrial building in a claim against the City of Sainte-Catherine arising from the negligence of the municipalities’ fire fighting services during a fire.

Civil and commercial litigation

The members of our team are recognized for the excellence of their work, their creativity and the quality of their services. The diversity of our experience allows us to advise our clients – whether they are small businesses or large corporations, public organizations, or individuals – in relation to a vast array of legal problems, and to represent them with competence and efficiency before the courts.

 

We appreciate the unique dynamics of conflictual situations and the importance of developing an effective strategy to achieve our clients’ objectives while avoiding lengthy litigation. When circumstances require, our lawyers know to act promptly and obtain the court orders necessary to immediately preserve our clients’ rights, stabilize the management of a business, or prevent illegal conduct by the adverse party.

 

Our lawyers also possess significant experience in disputes between shareholders. They have developed substantial expertise in business valuation, working closely with accountants and tax experts to provide clients with a complete service.

■ Representation of Hydro-Québec and one of its subsidiaries in an appeal of a Superior Court judgment on the interpretation of an electricity contract from 1926 regarding the issue of the adjustment of rates to take into account taxes and royalties imposed by the Québec government.

 

■ Representation of a major security services firm in the defence of a claim of over $15 million stemming from an explosion at a manufacturing plant in the Eastern Townships.

 

■ Representation of a franchisor in a commercial dispute with franchisees regarding their obligations under the franchise agreement (royalty payments, recourse to unauthorized suppliers, non-compliant advertising, performance standards, etc.).

 

■ Representation of a pulp and paper company in a damage claim stemming from a natural gas outage which interrupted production during several days.

 

■ Representation of the Société immobilière Manitonga Soutana inc. in a claim against a group of defendants regarding the sale of several pieces of land in Mont-Tremblant.

 

■ Representing Kruger Energy in proceedings by a consulting firm in relation to the bonus payable as a result of the construction of a wind farm.

 

■ Representation of a major commercial corporation in a claim relating to the sale price of a business operating several medical clinics.

 

■ Representation of the owners of an industrial building in a claim against the City of Sainte-Catherine arising from the negligence of the municipalities’ fire fighting services during a fire.