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July 2017


On July 12, Mtre. Jean-François Carrier, Mtre. Axel Fournier and Mtre. Marco Lagacé, who articled at the firm, were sworn in.

July 2017


On the recommendation of the Council and after consultation with the Barreau du Québec, Jean-François Mallette was appointed for a two-year term as the legal counsel and a member of the board of directors of the École de joaillerie de Montréal (ÉJM).



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Brief overview of pay-if-paid clauses

Pay-if-paid clauses are increasingly common in construction contracts. Their aim is to protect a general contractor in the case of a late payment or default by the client. Indeed, when a pay-if-paid clause is included in a contract between a general contractor and its subcontractors, the contractor avoids having to make advanced payments for the work undertaken by subcontractors until it receives payment from the client.