Recent Work
  • SNC-Lavalin Inc. in connection with a dispute with ArcelorMittal Mines Canada Inc. relating to the performance by SNC-Lavalin of an engineering, procurement and construction management contract in connection with ArcelorMittal’s Mount-Wright iron ore mine expansion project in Northern Quebec.
  • Alstom Grid (now GE), and its insurer Axa/Intact with respect to losses sustained in connection with the work performed under a contract entered into with RioTintoAlcan for the supply and installation of the sub-station of RTA’s new technology AP60 Aluminium Smelter in Arvida.
  • Construction Cériko Asselin Lombardi Inc. v. Bombardier Inc.: Representing Bombardier Inc. in its defense against an action instituted by the plaintiff for alleged delays, additional costs and impact costs related to the CSeries plant construction project in Mirabel, Quebec.
  • ConocoPhillips Canada in its C$30M litigation involving design and construction of road culverts and related earthworks for the Surmont Oil Sands Project.
  • A major residential property developer in connection with a C$15M alleged deficiency action commenced by the syndicate of co-ownership.
  • Catapult Environmental Inc. in its litigation with Dragos regarding the design and construction of a waste water disposal facility in northern Alberta.
  • Mariani Metals in its C$20M litigation with Centre Street Trust involving the delays and other claims relating to the construction of The Bow building in Calgary.
  • Bellatrix Exploration in litigation with Yangarra Resources regarding construction, ownership and operation of the Baptiste Lake 6-21 processing facility and related wells and pipelines.
  • Chubb Limited as defence counsel defending property and delay in start-up claims claimed under a Construction all risks policy clause with respect to the refurbishment of a nuclear power station.
  • Veolia Water Technologies Inc. and its parent company, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA, in the course of a multi-party litigation before the Court of Queen’s Bench of Saskatchewan in connection with delays and increased costs during the construction of a potash mine and production facility, property of K+S Potash Canada GP.
  • Ville de Sherbrooke v. Sherax Immobilier Inc., Québec Superior Court (ongoing) - Representing the developer and project manager in its defense against allegations of latent defects and poor workmanship as well as in a multi-million dollar lawsuit instituted against Ville de Sherbrooke for misrepresentations in the context of a call for tender process carried out by the City.
  • Corporate Assets Inc. et al v. 9214-6463 LP et al - acting for the plaintiff in a major case of fraud and abuse of rights (C$20M+) in the context of a tendering process.
  • Veolia Water Canada Technologies Inc. and it’s bonding company in the course of a multi-party litigation before the Superior Court of Québec. The plaintiff, the City of Boisbriand (the "City"), has instituted proceedings against several defendants including Veolia, to claim an amount of C$8M for what it alleges to be "faulty design, manufacturing defect and/or a quality defect" affecting the waste water treatment plant of the City, in particular the process for the treatment of sludge. The City alleges that: (i) Veolia did not meet its contractual obligations regarding the performance of the equipment, an INOS system, and that (ii) the equipment and design suggested was not appropriate for its application.