Patrice Morin

Patrice Morin  

Partner

Executive Summary

Patrice Morin is a partner at our Montréal Office. He was admitted to the Québec Bar in 1996 and is a graduate of the Université de Montréal Law School.

He is a member of our Construction Group as well as our Insurance and Tort Law Group.

Representative Work

  • Patrice has acquired extensive experience in litigation matters before all levels of Québec courts and also provides advice on cross-border litigation issues. He acts in many complex files and has significant experience in long-terms trials.
  • His practice is focused on construction law.
  • He advises owners, architects, engineers, insurers and contractors in all legal aspect of their business and represents them in court or before arbitration / mediation boards.
  • Drafts call for tenders and construction contracts in all types of commercial, industrial and infrastructure project.
  • Acts in matters relating to product liability litigation.
  • He is responsible for managing team of legal professionals for handling multiple claims and for specific projects involving our clients.
  • Provides recommendations relating to regulatory aspects of the construction industry.
  • He regularly appears as guest speaker for conferences given in the construction industry.

Publications & Presentations

  • The Canadian Institute's "Superconférence sur la construction" at the Hôtel Hyatt Regency, November 27-28, 2013.
  • "Les nouveaux modes de réalisation du projet et de la responsabilité professionnelle," at a Contech Gathering Event entitled, "Les réclamation sous tous les angles" at the Palais des congrès of Montréal, November 7, 2013.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute), "La pré-qualification à l'ère de la transparence : l'octroi du contrat a-t-il été décidé de façon légitime?" (Public contract awards), November 2010.
  • Advanced Forum on Infrastructure projects, (Canadian Institute), April 2010.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (Conference and publication), "La pré-qualification : éviter les litiges et participer au processus avec succès," (Pre-qualifying in a tender process), November 2009.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (Conference and publication), "La Loi sur les organismes publics," (Conference on the Act respecting contracting by the public bodies), November 2008.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (conference and publication), "Choisir la forme de contrat de construction appropriée pour rencontrer vos besoins d'affaires," (Contract negotiation and drafting), April 2008.
  • Droit et Technologie de l'information, "Le support informatique en matière de litige : un outil essentiel à la pratique de plaideurs," Éditions Yvon Blais, (Use of computerized litigation management tools), April 2008. 
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (conference and publication), "Allocation contractuelle des risques et le partage des responsabilités entre les entrepreneurs, les architectes et leurs clients," (Contractual allocation of risks between engineers, architects, owners and contractors), November 28, 2007.
  • Negligence and Damages Newsletter, International Bar Association, legal practice division, "The professional's duty to advise has its limits!!" (September 2007, vol. 6, no. 2).
  • Advanced Forum on Dispute Management in the Construction Industry, "Comment déterminer et comprendre vos obligations en matière de relation de travail et de gestion de main-d'œuvre," (Labor relations applying to construction workers), May 2007.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (conference and publication), "Tout ce que vous devez savoir en matière d'hypothèque légale de la construction pour protéger vos intérêts," (Legal hypothecs), November 2006.
  • Advanced Forum on Dispute Management in the Construction Industry (Canadian Institute), "Les clauses de limitation de responsabilité : mesures à prendre dans la rédaction de clauses contractuelles," (Contractual allocation of risks), April 26, 2006.
  • Construction Superconference (Canadian Institute) (conference and publication), "Les systèmes de pointage, nouvelle tendance en matière d'appel d'offres," (Call for tenders points systems).

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2017 edition of Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a Local Litigation Star: Québec and a Litigation Star: Construction, Insurance. Also recognized in the 2016 edition as a Future Star: Québec.
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Construction Law, Legal Malpractice Law).
  • Recognized in the 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Construction Law).