Practice Areas

Our Litigation / Industrial Risks & Insurance division advises companies and insurance companies in the management of their disputes at all pre-litigation and litigation stages.

Our Main Areas of Expertise

Nous représentons les intérêts de nos clients devant les juridictions civiles et commerciales dans le cadre des contentieux suivants : 

We are committed to define and implement, for our clients, insured or insurers, a legal strategy adapted to their specific challenges, constraints and interests.

We represent our clients’ interests before the civil and commercial courts in the following disputes:

Liability litigation :

  • product liability,
  • operating liability,
  • liability for defective products.

Related litigation :

  • the construction of industrial facilities and equipment,
  • the construction, development and operation of commercial and industrial premises, shopping centers and stores.

Monitoring of legal expertise.

 

Experiences by Sector of Activity

Industries : 

  • Defense of a packaging manufacturer against a claim following the contamination of food products, in the context of the conduct of the proceedings by the insurer.

  • Defense of a manufacturer of a siphoid storm water drainage system to determine the causes and origin of the collapse of a commercial building roof during a cyclone.

     

  • Advice to an agri-food manufacturer following a ground collapse on a spring water bottling site.

  • Advising an automobile manufacturer in the context of a legal expertise to determine the causes and origin of a fire at an airport.

Mass Retailing :

  • Advising a major retailer in the context of a legal expertise due to the disorders related to the networks and air conditioning at its head office.

Real Estate Development :

  • Advising a real estate developer in the context of a legal expertise following the failure to comply with the geotechnician’s requirements for the installation of embankments.

Insurance Companies :

  • Advising an insurer following the implementation of a warranty exclusion clause contested by a technical consulting firm.
  • Advising an insurer in an action against a carrier following the theft of jewelry from a jeweler during a van robbery.

Technical Engineering Office :

  • Defending a technical consulting firm against a complaint about the issuance of certifications.