Ms. Cantin is a partner at Lavery. She has been a member of Lavery’s Litigation group for 27 years and is also the co-coordinator of the group. Her practice is focused on insurance law (including questions related to insurance coverage) and civil litigation.
She is coordinator of Lavery’s Construction Law group.
Ms. Cantin handles cases in the areas of construction and insurance law as well as professional liability, especially in connection with sustainable development projects. Her practice includes product liability and commercial litigation. In the area of product liability, she is retained by insurers and manufacturers in Canada and elsewhere. She has extensive experience representing clients in complex matters before the civil courts and in alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation.
She represented several insurers in cases involving major fires, acting for subrogees and defendant insurers. Her services are regularly retained to represent contractors or professionals in major construction project. She also represented an insurer before the Court of Appeal to obtain a ruling allowing insurers to henceforth involve, by forced intervention, third parties potentially liable for a claim, even if the insurer has denied its insured’s claim.