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Etienne Chauvin

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Legal assistantSylvie Douaire514.878.8664sdouaire@dgchait.com

Etienne Chauvin has a rock solid reputation in construction law.

Co-leader of the Construction Law team, Etienne represents general contractors, specialized contractors and consortia in litigation before all levels of court in Quebec. He assists clients at every stage of their construction matters, whether before, during or after the execution of a contract. His experience also extends to construction bonds and professional and civil liability.

Although he regularly represents clients in alternative dispute resolution processes like arbitration and mediation, Etienne is no stranger to lengthy trials where discipline and tenacity are the name of the game.

Etienne is frequently invited as a speaker by various construction industry organizations, including the Corporation des entrepreneurs généraux du Québec.

Etienne Chauvin has a rock solid reputation in construction law.

Co-leader of the Construction Law team, Etienne represents general contractors, specialized contractors and consortia in litigation before all levels of court in Quebec. He assists clients at every stage of their construction matters, whether before, during or after the execution of a contract. His experience also extends to construction bonds and professional and civil liability.

Although he regularly represents clients in alternative dispute resolution processes like arbitration and mediation, Etienne is no stranger to lengthy trials where discipline and tenacity are the name of the game.

Etienne is frequently invited as a speaker by various construction industry organizations, including the Corporation des entrepreneurs généraux du Québec.

Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory
“Repeatedly Recommended” in Construction Law – 2022

Best Lawyers in Canada®
Construction Law – 2022

  • How do general contractors determine their loss of profit?
    De Grandpré Chait Conference on Construction Law in Quebec, 2022
  • Jugements d’intérêt rendus en 2021 en matière de construction
    Corporation des entrepreneurs généraux du Québec conference, 2022
  • Rester ou partir? Quand rien ne va plus au chantier… Aspects légaux et pratiques
    Corporation des entrepreneurs généraux du Québec, 2021
  • Can Recordings of Conversations Be Used in Court?
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2019
  • Measures to counteract construction payment delays: where exactly are we?
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2018
  • Impact of subcontracting on the relations between parties to a contract: what in fact are the implications?
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2018
  • “Completion of the work”: once and for all
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2017
  • How to distinguish between the notions of direct costs, indirect costs and impact costs that may all be subject to a claim
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2017
  • Expenses due to construction delays: What is the best strategy to implement with regards to the change request process?
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2016
  • The impact of recent Court of Appeal decisions on contractor constructions claims
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2015
  • Overview of recent caselaw-Construction hypothecs
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2014
  • Construction Infrabec inc. v. Paul Savard, Entrepreneur électricien inc.
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2013
  • Compagnie d’assurances Jevco v. Distribution Brunet inc.
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2013

LL.B.
Université de Montréal, 
2008

Member, Barreau du Québec
Member, Canadian Bar Association – Quebec
Member, Jeune Barreau de Montréal