has acquired extensive experience in matters of Construction and Insurance Law,
in addition to Civil and Commercial Litigation.
He has pleaded
before all of the jurisdictions of the various Québec Courts, as well as the
Supreme Court of Canada.
represents private owners, contractors, national insurance companies and surety
companies in all types of claims relating to the Construction and Insurance
In matters of
surety, he is regularly asked to interpret the scope and validity of
Litigation and Civil Liability, he represents corporations, real estate
developers, co-ownerships as well as various actors in the area of Property
practice has lead him to play a major role in the elaboration and
interpretation of construction contracts, legal hypothecs and all claims made
by virtue of the Plan de garantie en vertu de la Loi sur le bâtiment (Warranty
ABRITAT), the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ), the Bureau des
soumissions déposées du Québec (BSDQ) and the Commission sur la santé et
sécurité au travail (CSST).
personally handled the Alta Limited case that resulted in a fundamental 1998
Québec Court of Appeal decision defining the validity and the scope of the new
Code of the Bureau des soumissions déposées du Québec (BSDQ).
gained experience in the area of Professional Liability where he has defended
various players of construction projects. He is also recognized for his
experience in matters of injunction, safeguard orders and other extraordinary
Benoît has been
recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading
practitioner. In 2010, he was named in Best Lawyers in Canada under the
expertise of Construction Law.