“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

ALBERT EISTEIN

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Professional activities and initiatives

Education

Practice areas

  • Civil and commercial litigation
  • Construction law
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Shareholder Litigation
  • Product liability
  • Co-ownership Law
  • Penal Law

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Etienne has notably:

ACTED on behalf of investors, owners and contractors involved in industrial, commercial and residential construction projects;

ACTED on behalf of a public investment fund in maintaining its rights under commercial leases for its establishments;

ACTED on behalf of a major food retailer in connection with criminal offences in the course of its business operations;

ACTED on behalf of a major private real estate investment fund for the preservation of its claims in the context of bankruptcies;

ACTED on behalf of syndicates of co-ownership of residential buildings in the context of proceedings instituted against several parties involved in the construction of the buildings following significant deficiencies affecting the buildings;

ACTED on behalf of a subsidiary of a pharmaceutical company in litigation arising from commercial contracts;

ACTED on behalf of several real estate companies and their officers in various real estate and contractual disputes;

ACTED on behalf of a municipality in an arbitration against contractors involved in the execution of road work;

ACTED on behalf of an international engineering company in a dispute arising from a commercial lease;

ACTED on behalf of a CHSLD facility manager in the context of a class action;

ACTED on behalf of a general contractor and its officers in a multi-million-dollar dispute relating to the construction of a mixed-use building;

ACTED on behalf of a petroleum product distributor in the context of environmental liability proceedings.

Professional activities and initiatives

Speaker at the annual conferences of the Association des syndicats de copropriété du Québec

Education

LL.B., University of Sherbrooke – 2005