FIELDS OF PRACTICE

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Civil liability

Civil liability, because it focuses on the relationships one creates and maintains with individuals and items of property, encompasses the legal duty and obligation a person has to compensate another for the harm or damage they caused through misconduct or on account of the misconduct of another individual or the action of property they have in their custody or control. Such duty or obligation may, for instance, arise from an agreement, statutory or regulatory provisions, your personal actions, or the intervention of another individual. Contractual or extra-contractual liability is often sought in the course of damage claims revolving around latent defects, a negligent conduct, accidents, the failure of defective products, or the misconduct of guardians or tutors. Rest assured: our team of experts is dedicated to answering any and all questions, concerns, or preoccupations you may have in the field of civil liability.
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Professional liability

For the most part, professional liability focuses on the legal and ethical obligations professionals must satisfy while fulfilling their duties. In other words, it ensures that the services provided by professionals align with current statutes, regulations, codes of ethics, and quality standards, and that the legitimate interests of clients and other stakeholders are adequately protected. Disputes revolving around professional liability are likely to arise in fields as diverse as law, health, finances, construction, and engineering. Rest assured: our team of experts is dedicated to answering any and all questions, concerns, or preoccupations you may have in that respect.
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Insurance

For the most part, insurance law deals with issues and disputes that arise in the context of individual, property, construction, liability, or transportation insurance. It governs the relationships that are created and maintained between insurance companies and insured parties who are bound by a policy, as well as the interactions that occur between insured parties and specific third parties. By definition, insurance plays a crucial part in the protection of individuals and property against the financial risks associated with unforeseen events such as accidents, bodily injuries, extreme weather conditions, fires, floods, and property damage (including water damage). Our team of insurance specialists is at your disposal should you ever need to interpret the content or scope of an insurance policy, to file a claim, or to challenge a denial of coverage. They may also help you demystify the complexities or insurance as it applies to co-ownership.
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Construction

Because it governs the relationships that bind the parties involved in a construction projects (including real estate owners, contractors, subcontractors, tradespeople, and other professionals), construction law encompasses a wide array of legal and contractual issues such as construction agreements and related claims (additional work, time extensions, unforeseen conditions, and impact costs), work quality, jobsite delays, warranties, manufacturing and latent defects, and legal hypothecs. Whatever the issue or problem might be, our team of dedicated specialists holds the expertise you need in order to prevail in any conflicting situation that involves construction law.
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Real estate

In a nutshell, real estate law focuses on the transactions, disputes, and other legal issues (sales, purchases, rentals, business leases, mortgages, contractual or legal easements, properties held in co-ownership, neighbourhood disturbances, etc.) that may arise in connection with land and/or items or immovable property. As our client base includes several owners, co-owners, landlords, tenants, lenders, investors, developers, condominium syndicates, and real estate management firm, we are able to provide the targeted and strategic advice you need in order to protect your real estate investments and ensure the success of upcoming transactions.
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Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution is a process geared towards resolving conflicts in a fair and efficient manner which, with any luck, should keep all parties involved away from civil courts. Alternative for the settlement of disputes generally allow potential adversaries to resolve issues and problems in private – i.e., by means of negotiations, arbitration, mediation, or an out-of-court settlement conference. Whatever your specific problem may be, we are dedicated to finding the most innovative, expeditious, and thrifty solution to it.
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Class actions

By definition, class actions enable several individuals to file proceedings as one, in order to exercise rights, recourses, or remedies that happen to be identical, similar, or related. Once such proceedings are filed and duly authorized, members of a class are granted an easier access to the justice system and allowed to obtain damages in compensation for a common harm.
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