DS DÉCARIE LAWYERS REPRESENTATIVE MANDATES
DS Décarie Avocats is proud to represent the Outaouais community and businesses in Outaouais and Quebec for over 15 years. Thousands of clients have trusted us since the opening of our office in Gatineau, whether they are professionals, teachers, government employees, or construction workers, and each case has received our full attention.
In addition, we have supported and represented businesses in their projects and disputes, some of which were very large national companies such as Evolugen, Get Air, iSaute, and Steamatic Canada, including cooperatives, successions, non-profit organizations, foundations, unions, associations, and trusts. We have formed countless corporations, drafted, negotiated, and revised countless contracts, many of which aimed to resolve conflicts and disputes.
Our track record includes general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers who have trusted us. National and international manufacturing companies, significant agri-food producers, hundreds of retailers, personal care businesses, professional firms, and service companies. Our clients operate in various fields, including construction, energy, innovation and technology, automotive, tourism, events, advertising, personal care, professional services, catering, finance, childcare, real estate, to name just a few.
We are your partners, and we are dedicated to your success.
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Here are a few examples of mandates entrusted to us:
Business Law and Commercial Litigation
Lawyer and in-house professional for ID-Gatineau, Carrefour jeunesse emploi and CILEX and its accompanied contractor-members.
Lawyer for the Association des gens d’affaires et professionnels du Vieux-Gatineau (AGAP), SADC de Papineau-Collines.
Expert lawyer for the Centre de transfert des entreprises of Outaouais.
Designated lawyer representing Steamatic Canada Inc., a national post-disaster service, successfully represented in the case of a dispute against former franchisees having failed to comply with non-competition clauses, requiring coordination of over 18 litigation cases as well as supervision from a law firm in Ontario.
Drafting of a franchise agreement for all franchisees of a national post-disaster service.
Lawyer having successfully represented Auberge et spa Le Nordik in order to get a 2-million-dollar lawsuit dismissed, enforced due to a penalty clause in a case pertaining to the non-fulfillment of an IT development contract and damages for procedural abuse. Auberge et spa Le Nordik c. Groupe SAIT inc.
Lawyer having successfully represented a subcontractor in order to get a $900,000 lawsuit dismissed as a subcontractor for an important construction project.
Lawyer having negotiated and sold two large facilities containing several amusement parks to an American corporation and run a corporate reorganization afterwards.
Lawyer having successfully represented a dentist at trial, promisor-buyer of a dental clinic, in a liability claim against the promisor-seller who failed to act on the business sale agreement. Thivierge c. Raisi
Lawyer having successfully represented a business in intellectual property litigation for cases of confusion, counterfeiting and copyright infringement. Flansberry (Kapture Design) c. 6548890 Canada inc. (Turbo Marketing) upheld on appeal Flansberry (Kapture Design) c. 6548890 Canada inc. (Turbo Marketing) QCCA
Lawyer in a dispute regarding the unexecuted sale of commercial vehicles 2553-5154 Québec inc. c. Services sanitaires Lebel inc. 2013 QCCS
Lawyer having represented a business in the context of an appeal in recognition of a foreign judgment. Groupe Convoy (Québec) inc. c. Racine
Lawyer having represented an employee who was falsely accused of breaching his duty of loyalty. Simbol Test Systems Inc. c. Charpentier
Designated lawyer for Evolugen (Brookfield Renewable(Brookfield Énergie La Lièvre), Hydro Pontiac and the Société en commandite Waltham Énergie) in all of its property litigation cases across western Quebec.
Lawyer having obtained the dismissal of an appeal by a condominium syndicate against a condominium unit owner. Lalonde c. Huard
Lawyer having obtained dismissal of an action in execution of title. 6281621 Canada inc. c. Laframboise
In-house lawyers for Protégez-Vous.ca and On Règle the Canadian Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution program.
Lawyer having successfully represented a consumer having suffered a horse-riding accident in a liability claim against the owner who failed to take required security measures in relation to his facility. Sugrue c. Keller
Lawyer having successfully represented the family of a young boy who committed suicide while in the care of a hospital in Outaouais in a hospital liability claim.
Construction Law and Hidden Defects
Lawyer having successfully represented the owner of a new residential building against Brigil Construction in order to obtain cancellation of the sale of an acquired new building affected by red ochre. Darkallah c. 3223701 Canada inc. upheld on appeal 3223701 Canada inc. c. Darkallah QCCA
Lawyer having successfully represented a residential building owner in a case regarding construction defects. Weir c. Plouffe
Lawyer having successfully represented a subcontractor against a general contractor in an appeal contesting the validity of a legal construction mortgage. Pétrifond Fondation compagnie ltée c. Construction GMR inc.
Lawyer having successfully represented owners having suffered damages due to hidden defects. Martin c. St-Jean
Lawyer having successfully represented a tenant whose housing cooperative tried to remove member rights, without the right to do so, in the request of an appeal for judicial review and rent repayment. Touchette c. Coopérative d’habitation Arc-en-ciel (Gatineau)
Lawyer having successfully represented the applicant in a request for exhumation before the Superior Court. Moncion et Cimetières catholiques romains de l’Archidiocèse de Gatineau
Lawyer having successfully represented an individual in recourse by evocation in order to have the decision rendered by the Tribunal administratif du Québec (Administrative Tribunal of Quebec), in review of a decision made by the SAAQ, ruled as illegal and patently unreasonable. Holland c. TAQ.
Lawyer having successfully represented an individual in an application for review of the Commission des transports du Québec c. Lafontaine
Lawyer having successfully represented the Sisters of Charity of Ottawa before the Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ) to contest the decision of withdrawing their property tax exemption. Les Soeurs de la Charité d’Ottawa c. Ville Rouyn-Noranda
Lawyer having successfully represented a business objecting the employee designation given to its self-employed workers by the CNESST. Studio Vie Active c. CNESST
Family Law and Personal Law
Request for the establishment of personal relations between a grandmother and her grandson. Droit de la famille — 181339
Lawyer having represented an heir in an appeal on grounds of nullity and unenforceability in the context of inheritance. Gauthier c. Charlebois (Succession de) QCCA
Lawyer having represented the defendant before the Tribunal administratif du Québec. C.A. c. Corporation du Centre Hosp. A
Ad litem lawyer representing Benoit Atchom-Makoma in an authorized class action against the Attorney General of Quebec, the City of Quebec and the City of Montreal on the ground that since 2015, the state systematically violates its citizens’ fundamental rights by not taking the necessary measures to allow any detained person to be led before a judge within 24 hours. This class action seeks to obtain compensatory and punitive damages for members of the group. Atchom Makoma c. Procureur générale du Québec (Attorney General of Quebec)
At DS Décarie Lawyers, we are proud to be your business partners.
We also accompanied and represented a near 2 000 businesses in their projects and disputes, some of which were very large national companies such as Evolugen, Get Air, iSaute and Steamatic Canada, including cooperatives, successions, non-profit organizations, foundations, syndicates, associations and trusts. We have incorporated hundreds of corporations, we have written, negotiated or reviewed some 5 000 contracts, among which nearly 1 500 aimed to settle a conflict or dispute.