As a partner in McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Litigation group, Nicolas’ practice focuses on civil litigation and more specifically on complex technical litigation requiring expert and elaborate evidence weaving. Known to be an active listener with a deep understanding of client needs and interests, Nicolas draws on deep experience in strategic counselling to find innovative approaches in bringing swift and practical solutions to every dispute. A significant part of his practice is dedicated to health law, acting as counsel for physicians with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) in a wide array of civil and disciplinary matters. The human dimension of this practice is in line with his values. He also practises in environmental litigation and has acted in several major cases involving soil and groundwater contamination, as well as in important major nuisance cases. Within the firm, Nicolas is an active mentor and recruiter of young talents. He was elected in 2021 and 2022 on the Board of Directors of the Barreau de Québec. His community engagements include his role as ex officio Board Member of the Club de ski Stoneham, ambassador of the Canadian Cancer Society (2020, 2021, and 2022) and ambassador of the charitable organization Vide ta sacoche (2022).