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François Marchand

Partner
Legal assistantFrancine Gagné514.878.8628fgagne@dgchait.com

François Marchand helps build a solid plan for your project. 

François focuses his practice on professional and insurance law, including professional liability and disciplinary law. He also works in commercial and construction litigation. His clientele consists mainly of SMEs in various industries, including construction, technology services, franchising, distribution and insurance. He also serves individual professionals and professional organizations, including the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

Though François is a seasoned litigator, he prefers negotiation to resolve disputes. He is quick to understand his clients’ needs and prepares tailored negotiation and conflict resolution strategies. He is also passionate about the law and happily accepts opportunities to provide training and give talks on various topics in his fields of practice.

François Marchand helps build a solid plan for your project. 

François focuses his practice on professional and insurance law, including professional liability and disciplinary law. He also works in commercial and construction litigation. His clientele consists mainly of SMEs in various industries, including construction, technology services, franchising, distribution and insurance. He also serves individual professionals and professional organizations, including the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.

Though François is a seasoned litigator, he prefers negotiation to resolve disputes. He is quick to understand his clients’ needs and prepares tailored negotiation and conflict resolution strategies. He is also passionate about the law and happily accepts opportunities to provide training and give talks on various topics in his fields of practice.

Best Lawyers in Canada®
Insurance Law and Professional Malpractice Law – 2021, 2022

Leadership Award, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Québec Division – 2006

  • An Overview of Laws Applicable to Drones
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2019
  • The new Autorité des marchés publics: the new rules governing public contracts
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2018
  • Principal insurance exclusions in the construction industry
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2017
  • Insurance claims: A few useful tips
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2016
  • Strategic Partnerships, Civil Liability and Obtaining a Building Permit
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2015
  • The duty to inform and the duty to cooperate
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2014
  • The legal construction hypothec
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2013
  • Duty to defend of the liability insurer
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2012
  • Waiving a construction hypothec
    De Grandpré Chait Construction Law Conference, 2011

LL.B.
Université de Montréal, 1994

Member, Barreau du Québec
Member, Canadian Bar Association – Québec

Board Member, Bénévoles d’affaires