Yvan Houle

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900
Montréal, QC H3B 5H4
Phone: (514) 954-3146
Fax: (514) 954-1905
E-mail: yhoule@blg.com

Partner and Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. Professor at the University of Ottawa, Construction law: Common and Civil Law perspectives. Advises clients with respect to all aspects of the procurement process, including advising on proper procurement models, drafting of tender documents and negotiating construction contracts. Has particular expertise relating to the application of the legislative and regulatory regimes governing the construction industry and public procurement of construction projects in the province of Québec. Has argued numerous cases before the Québec, Ontario and Federal Courts relating to procurement, construction, surety, professional and product liability matters. Also has extensive experience related to indigenous procured projects, particularly in Nunavut and Nunavik. Actively involved in the construction sector as a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Construction Association and the Infrastructure Council. Also acts as an arbitrator in construction related disputes and is a member of the Dispute Board Federation. Called to the Bar in Québec (1989), Ontario (1986) and Nunavut (2012). Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (construction law).

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON); 1989 (QC); 2012 (NU)
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