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Construction law

LCM Attorneys represents a varied clientele composed of real estate owners and developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, engineering and architectural firms, and condominium syndicates. We act both in major public infrastructure projects and in commercial projects of varying natures.

 

Our lawyers have a multidimensional vision of the issues in the construction industry and an excellent understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in which the different actors operate. They have led complex files with rigor and tenacity, working alongside multidisciplinary teams of engineers, architects and accountants, when necessary.

 

We assist clients at each stage of construction projects, from the call for tenders to the end of the guarantee. We offer advice in relation to contracts, sureties, legal hypothecs, warranties and insurance, professional liability, hidden defects, contractual penalties, timeline issues and extra costs.

 

We suggest appropriate strategies, including mediation and other modes of dispute resolution, in order to avoid litigation or to minimize its consequences. When litigation is unavoidable, our lawyers will vigorously defend your rights in court.

 

The construction industry is constantly changing and offers unique challenges. We are there to provide guidance, protect our clients’ commercial interests, defend their rights, and minimize financial risk.

■ Representation of a client in a $70M claim against several firms of professionals following the collapse of a jetty.

 

■ Representation of a condominium syndicate in litigation of over $30 million regarding construction defects in a complex containing more than 800 luxury units

 

■ Representation of Hydro-Québec in proceedings relating to a claim in excess if $110 million against the general contractor of the Eastmain plant.

■ Representation of a general contractor in litigation of over $10 million regarding the delays, cost impact and additional work in the context of the renovation of a factory.

 

■ Representation of a real estate developer in the context of a claim by a condominium syndicate regarding design and construction defects in a condominium complex comprising twelve buildings.

Construction law

LCM Attorneys represents a varied clientele composed of real estate owners and developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, engineering and architectural firms, and condominium syndicates. We act both in major public infrastructure projects and in commercial projects of varying natures.

 

Our lawyers have a multidimensional vision of the issues in the construction industry and an excellent understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in which the different actors operate. They have led complex files with rigor and tenacity, working alongside multidisciplinary teams of engineers, architects and accountants, when necessary.

 

We assist clients at each stage of construction projects, from the call for tenders to the end of the guarantee. We offer advice in relation to contracts, sureties, legal hypothecs, warranties and insurance, professional liability, hidden defects, contractual penalties, timeline issues and extra costs.

 

We suggest appropriate strategies, including mediation and other modes of dispute resolution, in order to avoid litigation or to minimize its consequences. When litigation is unavoidable, our lawyers will vigorously defend your rights in court.

 

The construction industry is constantly changing and offers unique challenges. We are there to provide guidance, protect our clients’ commercial interests, defend their rights, and minimize financial risk.

■ Representation of a client in a $70M claim against several firms of professionals following the collapse of a jetty.

 

■ Representation of a condominium syndicate in litigation of over $30 million regarding construction defects in a complex containing more than 800 luxury units

 

■ Representation of Hydro-Québec in proceedings relating to a claim in excess if $110 million against the general contractor of the Eastmain plant.

 

■ Representation of a general contractor in litigation of over $10 million regarding the delays, cost impact and additional work in the context of the renovation of a factory.

 

■ Representation of a real estate developer in the context of a claim by a condominium syndicate regarding design and construction defects in a condominium complex comprising twelve buildings.