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 10 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 liability 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.
As a result of her work representing a number of automobile manufacturers, she has also become interested in the legal issues relating to self-driving (autonomous) vehicles and new technologies.
Josiane is recognized for her ability to simplify complicated technical problems, making them easier to understand, as well as for her skill in critically assessing the quantum of damages and finding pragmatic and innovative approaches to dispute resolution.
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 litigator. She regularly represents clients before all judicial bodies in Québec.