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François Marchand

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With a practice primarily focused on commercial litigation, François Marchand is also experienced in construction law and insurance law, including professional liability. This combined expertise provides him with the ability to offer key strategic advice to help businesses avoid certain pitfalls associated with the growth of their commercial activities or guide them in the resolution of disputes. He represents plaintiffs or defendants, before the courts of all jurisdictions, both judiciary and administrative, and has proven capabilities with respect to devising tailor-made strategies for defending, negotiating and settling disputes.

Mr. Marchand acts in matters pertaining to contractual issues, shareholder relations, successions, and the protection of intellectual property rights. His advice is sought by small to mid-sized businesses operating in various industry sectors, including technology, franchising, distribution, insurance and construction, as well as professionals and their professional corporations. Over the past years, he has been invited to give courses and presentations on the Civil Code of Québec.

Education

1994 - LL.B., Université de Montréal

Acknowledgments

2006 Leadership Award, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Québec Division

Professional Affiliations

  • Québec Bar
  • Bar of Montreal
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Bénévoles d’affaires, member of the Board of Directors 

Conferences

March 2019 An Overview of Laws Applicable to Drones, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

March 2018 The new Autorité des marchés publics: the new rules governing public contracts, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

March 2017Principal insurance exclusions in the construction industry, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

March 2016 - Insurance claims: A few useful tips, De Grandpré Chait, Construction Law Conference

March 2015 - Strategic Partnerships, Civil Liability and Obtaining a Building Permit, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

March 2014- The duty to inform and the duty to cooperate, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

February 2013 - The legal construction hypothec, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

April 2012 - Duty to defend of the liability insurer, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

March 2011 - Waiving a construction hypothec, De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference

Publications

November 2013 - The dangers of pirated software - part II, De Grandpré Chait Newsletter
October 2013
- The dangers of pirated software - part I, De Grandpré Chait Newsletter
July 2012
- L'obligation de l'assureur de défendre son assuré, Les Bâtisseurs de la Montérégie
July 2011
Waiving of the right to legal hypothecs, Les Bâtisseurs de la Montérégie