Mathilde Carrière practises corporate and commercial law in Dentons’ Montreal office. She is also one of the leaders of the Montreal office infrastructure and public private partnership practice and of Dentons’ Construction group in Canada. For the last few years, she has been focusing her practice on large scale construction and infrastructure projects but she has also dealt extensively with mergers and acquisitions and venture capital investments. Mathilde has developed a unique expertise in the area of procurement, construction and infrastructure in the energy, manufacturing and transportation sectors. Notably, in the context of her infrastructure and procurement practice, Mathilde has acted as lead counsel for the public authorities for the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence River project (Champlain) and for the Turcot interchange project. She represents private and public owners as well as construction companies, engineering firms and suppliers of equipment or materials. She assists them with risk analysis (cost, delay, quality) and negotiates and drafts PPP and turnkey contracts, EPC and EPCM agreements as well as contracts for project management, engineering services, construction, consulting or procurement services.
On February 27, 2015, KPH Turcot was awarded the $1.54-billion contract to design and build the main infrastructures of the Turcot Interchange in Montréal by the ministère des Transports du Québec, with the assistance of Société québécoise des infrastructures (SQI). This is one of Québec’s largest infrastructure projects, which consists of the reconstruction of four major interchanges, including the Turcot Interchange.