Josiane Brault is a member of our Insurance and Tort Liability Group and she has practised in all fields pertaining to litigation and arbitration for more than 7 years.
Josiane has a diversified practice in civil and commercial litigation, especially in the fields of insurance law, product liability and civil responsibility.
She works primarily with insurance companies and their insureds, both in defence and in subrogatory actions in civil, professional and commercial actions. In insurance matters, she also advises her clients on the interpretation of insurance policies and the coverage they afford.
Josiane also represents several manufacturers of various products sold locally, nationally and internationally, in product liability and insurance suits. She defends those clients and provides both practical and strategic advice, always designed to safeguard their public image and brands.
In shareholder disputes and directors' liability litigation, Josiane represents clients who may be either plaintiffs or defendants. Her practice also requires her to advise clients who are corporate directors or officers on best governance practices and the rules governing their liability.
She has developed expertise in banking and fraud cases, resulting in her representing banks, underwriters and other corporations of all sizes that have been the victims of fraud. She assists her clients in carrying out investigations and in preparing and executing seizures, injunctions and other court orders.
Josiane has participated in several lengthy and complex trials which have dealt with a number of important legal issues. The experience she has gained in those major cases has enabled her to develop her skills as a pleader. She regularly represents clients before all judicial bodies in Québec.