Partner at the Montréal office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1988 and graduate of the McGill University Law School in Civil Law (B.C.L.) and Common Law (LL.B.). Masters in International Business Transactions (LL.M.) from the University of London (LSE and UCL) in 1989.
Areas of Practice
- Commercial and Construction litigation
- Has handled several complex commercial, tax and construction cases.
- From 1989 to present, has represented owners, contractors and subcontractors in contract negotiations and in various cases before all courts of law including arbitration tribunals.
- Leading counsel representing the contractor in the landmark case of Les Constructions du Saint-Laurent Ltée vs. Aluminerie Alouette Inc, the first large-scale lawsuit entirely computerized in Canada and which required more than 150 days of hearing.
- Involved in arbitrations concerning large infrastructural projects.
Professional Affiliations and Distinctions
- Best Lawyers in America
- Canadian Bar Association
- Québec Bar
- Author of several articles on various aspects of construction law, commercial litigation and the law of evidence
- Guest speaker at many conferences
- Teacher at the Québec Bar School.