The Court of Appeal’s decision in Constructions Reliance Inc. (Constructions Reliance du Canada Ltée) v. Compagnie d’assurances Temple recently ruled on the interpretation of “completed operations hazard” in a wrap-up insurance policy.
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Many professionals in Quebec are wondering what impact the ongoing COVID-19 crisis may have on their professional and ethical obligations. Fortunately for the public, the pandemic has not relaxed the ethical obligations of professionals who are members of an order governed by the Professional Code or members of a self-regulating professional body.
When parties bring a civil suit to court, not only are their identities made public, but aspects of their private lives are sometimes laid bare. However, there are some circumstances that warrant an exception to the open court principle.
Valérie Lemaire, lawyer and partner with Langlois Lawyers since 2002, will receive the Excellence in Mentoring Award 2020 for Québec from The Advocates’ Society. The distinction honours advocates who have shown outstanding commitment to and excellence in mentoring other advocates in Québec.
Langlois stands out once more: 11 lawyers and 4 areas of practice recognized by Chambers Canada
Langlois stands out in the Chambers Canada Guide 2021, in which four areas of practice were recognized: Insurance Dispute Resolution and Shipping Transportation in Canada, Employment and Labour Law and General Commercial Litigation in Quebec and eleven lawyers were also recognized across several practice areas.
Langlois is pleased to announce that the firm has been named Regional Law Firrm of the Year in Canada by Chambers and Partners at the 2020 Chambers Canada Awards.
Caroline Deschênes and Jean-François De Rico to take part in a legal information session about the Bill 64 draft
On July 8th at 12:00 pm, partners and lawyers Caroline Deschênes and Jean-François De Rico will host an information session about the draft of Bill 64 and the scope of the possible changes to the protection of personal information. The session is organized by the Conseil du patronat du Québec (CPQ, Quebec Employers’ Council).
On June 18, partner and lawyer Sebastien Laprise, who specializes in public contract law at Langlois lawyers, has been invited by the Union of Quebec Municipalities (UMQ).
On June 4th, lawyer, partner and mediator Sarto Veilleux, who specializes in labour and employment law, has been invited to present a web conference on the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. The invitation comes from the Human Resources Sectorial Committee on the Maritime Industry (CSMOIM) and the Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (Sodes), the Quebec body overseeing the St-Lawrence seaway’s economic development.