Claudia Déry’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation. She regularly represents clients before the Québec trial and appeal courts. Particular knowledge in the area of professional liability, construction law. Co-chair in Canada of the Norton Rose Fulbright construction, engineering and infrastructure team. She has advised a number of clients in litigation in construction-related matters. Frequently invited to make presentations and conduct training sessions on construction law topics and conducts the annual review of construction case law for the Canadian Bar Association. She has been ranked in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006 in the area of construction law and was recognized in The 2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. She was also recognized by Best Lawyers' Global Business Edition, Best Lawyers (2021) and Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure (2020). She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the past president of the Construction Law section, Québec Branch and was appointed Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers in 2012. She is the co-author of La construction au Québec: Perspectives Juridiques. Ms. Déry also teaches construction law to students in the Master’s program at Université de Montréal.
CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, announced on April 12, 2018, that construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail transportation system in the greater Montréal area, has officially started. The project comprises 67 kilometres of railway and 26 stations and, once complete, will be one of the largest automated transportation system in the world.