Civil and Commercial Litigation

Civil and commercial litigation lawyer

Our daily activities whether they relate to our business endeavours, our work or our private life can be a source of conflict, concern and even embarrassmentHere at Alepin Gauthier, the lawyers in our Civil and Commercial litigation department will advise and help you settle any litigious situation that you can encounter. Whether you are an individual or a business, whether it be contract liability, corporate law, construction law, residential issues, trouble in the workplace, a contract of sale, a loan, a lease, and so forth.

The team of Alepin Gauthier, such as our civil litigation lawyers, will work with you to ensure that these particular situations do not generate unfortunate legal consequences.

The lawyers at Alepin Gauthier advise and represent you, whether you are a company or an individual, regarding any problem of interpretation of different types of contracts, such as :

  • Leases
  • Employment contracts
  • Construction contracts
  • Contract of sale or lease
  • Distribution agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Insurance contracts
  • Loan agreements, with or without a security (movable hypothecs, real estate hypothecs, security on accounts receivable, etc.)
  • And more

In addition, our Construction Law Department can assist throughout the different stages of any construction project. Our services can be useful before the construction has begun, during construction work, and once the work is completed. The lawyers of Alepin Gauthier have been relied upon, over many years, to represent multiple clients working in various areas of construction. We have helped :

  • Owners
  • Property developers
  • Entrepreneurs, subcontractors, as well as suppliers of material
  • Real estate agents
  • Associations of entrepreneurs and construction professionals

Our lawyers at Alepin Gauthier may also represent you before the various courts throughout Quebec in various legal actions including but not limited to:

  • Collections
  • Insurance
  • Latent defects
  • Civil liability
  • Contractual liability
  • Termination or annulment of a contract
  • Real estate law
  • Damages resulting from bodily injuries
  • Medical liability
  • Civil litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Banking law
  • Business law
  • Exercise of rights under a hypothec, including the rights of persons who have participated in the construction or the renovation of a building

Furthermore, when the situation is appropriate, our litigation team will propose to proceed through negotiation, mediation or arbitration in order to substantially reduce the costs, uncertainties and delays inherent to a trial. For more information on the subject, we invite you to consult, the section titled Alternative Dispute Resolutions. 

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