Sectors of practice

We are the reference in labour law, occupational health and safety law, public law, health law and civil law for public bodies, institutions, SMEs, municipalities, and non-profit organizations.

We invite you to browse our different business sectors and areas of practice to see how we can support you, your cases, your activities, your negotiations, and your disputes.

Health and Social Services Network

The Health and Social Services Network is a unique healthcare model, offering a broad range of services in many different fields of activity.

nstitution staffing decisions within this model are crucial as they have a direct impact on all users. The specific expertise of our lawyers is essential for such employment-related matters.

University-affiliated hospitals, the 9 Centres Intégrés Universitaires de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CIUSSS) and the 13 Centres Intégrés de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CISSS), professional associations and other healthcare institutions consider our role effective and indispensable.

We’re here to assist you and represent you in all spheres of this sector.

Early Childhood Centres

Attentive to the diverse challenges of this constantly evolving sector, we have been working hand-in-hand with the childcare centers and daycare centers (Centres de la petite Enfance (CPE)) since their inception, whether it be for the provision of consulting services or representation before the courts.

Our team is sensitive to the economic, political and social realities of this environment and is aware of the workings of the legal and regulatory framework within which it needs to navigate to assist you fully as CPE managers and administrators. This vision allows us to accompany you with skill and proficiency in the implementation of strategies perfectly suited to the specific realities of your environment.

Instruction, Higher Education and Research

Education represents the government’s second highest item with regards to discretionary income. We understand the tremendous responsibility you must assume in preparing tomorrow’s citizens.

Our team has a clear and concise vision of the challenges, issues and subtleties of your ever-changing sector. Oince we are often at the heart of societal debates, we intervene directly with agencies and organizations at all levels – school service centers, schools, private teaching institutions, public institutions, universities and research centres. We represent and counsel you in the various areas of law including, in the negotiation of collective agreements.

Private Business

Always on the leading edge of economic stakes, we are closely involved in issues of concern to the Québec business community. By supporting you as entrepreneurs in the provision of legal services specifically adapted to your particular needs, we take pride in contributing to the emancipation of Québec entrepreneurship. A sense of empathic listening on the part of our professionals is at the heart of this trusting relationship.

As corporate officers and directors, we are aware that you must constantly demonstrate great versatility and adaptability – hence the role of our professionals, who are with you to respond to your various pressing legal needs.

Religious Communities and Charitable Organizations

Dating back to the 1950s, the religious community sector has played a vital part within our firm. We have been at the forefront of each of the transformational stages of the role of the Church in Québec society and we remain knowledgeable and aware of the current reality of religious communities.

We recognize the importance of religious heritage, which is without question, a fundamental cultural and identity-related component of our very fabric. Many challenges still lie ahead, in particular, the question of sustainability of this heritage and the image of the Church within society.

Our professionals are sensitive to these challenges and remain wholly engaged in the religious communities in order to support you in the provision of legal services.

Financial Institutions

 

As financial industry leaders, you must assume enormous responsibilities with potentially far-reaching consequences for Québec’s economic well-being, whether it be because of the size of your institutions, their global reach, degree of interdependence and/or the unique character of the services they offer.

Our team has been involved with financial institutions for more than 50 years. We are well aware that banks and caisses populaires are major employers in Québec society. We act principally in labour and employment law, labour relations and health and safety in the workplace.