Sarrazin+Plourde frequently advises clients in the construction industry from planning to completion of projects. Our client base is diverse and includes both private corporations and para-public agencies. Our lawyers have particular expertise in open tendering and have represented clients in several high-profile construction litigation files.
Sarrazin+Plourde frequently advises clients on matters of governance, legislation and advocacy related to a variety of legal issues. We have also acted before several government commissions and committees such as the Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry (Charbonneau Commission) and the Committee on the remuneration of judges and justices of the peace, both appointed by the Government of Quebec.
Sarrazin+Plourde handles a wide variety of commercial litigation matters. Recognizing that all clients have different needs, our firm prides itself on taking an individualized approach towards finding practical and sustainable solutions. Our lawyers have particular expertise in the following areas:
- Shareholder disputes
- Class actions
- Alternative dispute resolution and arbitration
- Product liability
Sarrazin+Plourde lawyers and support staff also have extensive experience managing complex litigation files, notably through the systematic use of litigation support and document management software.
Sarrazin+Plourde represents syndics of various professional orders in disciplinary proceedings, assisting in every step of the process, from the inquiry to the hearing before the disciplinary council, including the drafting of the complaint and the disclosure of evidence. We also take pride in using litigation support software to organize and manage disciplinary files, and thereby disclosing evidence electronically and conducting paperless hearings before disciplinary councils.
Sarrazin+Plourde routinely counsels creditors, debtors and trustees on bankruptcy and insolvency issues. Our lawyers have participated in numerous restructurings, receiverships and bankruptcies under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, involving commercial entities from a wide variety of economic sectors.