Partner and member of BLG’s Construction Group and International Trade and Arbitration Group. Practises commercial and construction litigation. Specializes in complex cases. Involved as lawyer or arbitrator in several large scale disputes, nationally and internationally, concerning major infrastructural projects ranging from electrical power plants, highways and bridges, aluminium smelters, petrochemical plants, gas pipelines, hospitals and stadiums. Author and guest speaker on the topics of construction law, the law of evidence and arbitration. Graduated from McGill University Law School with a BCL and LLB and from the University of London (LSE and UCL) with an LLM in international business transactions. Called to the Québec Bar in 1988. Described by Chambers as "a very astute person who grasps the overall dynamics of a litigation... a good adviser who understands the legal aspects perfectly." Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert®/ALM 500, Who's Who Legal: Canada and the International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Serves regularly as a trainer in workshops for younger lawyers on the art and techniques of trial advocacy.
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