Chantal Noël is an associate in our Insurance Law Group. Her practice focuses primarily on legal research, as well as civil liability cases where the firm has been appointed to represent insureds in defense. She frequently analyzes insurance policies for coverage and duty to defend.
Chantal has developed extensive experience in legal research. In addition to mastering Quebec, Canadian and international legal databases, she manages databases that she has developed within the firm. Furthermore, she stays up-to-date with all aspects of litigation in order to advise clients on their chances of success, and to inform the Courts that must render judgement on the issues submitted.
Before specializing in legal research, Chantal practiced law in various fields. She frequently represented clients before administrative tribunals and the various chambers of the Superior Court (civil, family and commercial). This experience has allowed her to create pertinent legal arguments and accurately assess the needs of our litigators.
26 October 2022
The recent decision in Nguyen c. Succession de Durand, 2022 QCCS 3224 provides a useful illustration of the legal principles which apply in the event of a claim for damages for latent defects. The Superior Court reiterated that a buyer’s obligation to inspect a residence prior to purchase is limited in scope and that the […]
8 July 2020
On July 1, Michigan Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk heard a motion by teleconference via Zoom. However, the hearing and the summary judgment rendered on the bench were broadcast live on YouTube on behalf of Judge Draganchuk. It is therefore a first and it will be interesting to see if our Quebec Courts will admit […]
3 July 2020
On April 6, the Court of Appeal of Québec rendered its decision in SNC-Lavalin inc. (Terratech inc. et SNC-Lavalin Environnement inc.) c. Deguise, 2020 QCCA 495. Considering the importance of this decision for both the construction and insurance industries, RSS offers a series of newsletters discussing the main issues at stake. This is one segment of the […]