Nicolas-Karl is a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group at our Montréal office. His practice, although varied, is mainly focused on cases involving complex contractual disputes, product liability, consumer law and disputes in the construction industry.
Nicolas-Karl represents manufacturers and distributors in various industries (automotive, pharmaceutical, medical products, consumer products, etc.), in both individual and collective actions. Clients rely on Nicolas-Karl to provide advice on their rights and obligations arising from conventional or legal warranties, particularly with regard to hidden defects, security defects or misleading representations.
Versatile, rigorous and efficient, Nicolas-Karl works closely with the best experts to defend the rights of his clients. In 2021, he was recognized in the “Product Liability” category of the “Ones to Watch” ranking published by Best Lawyers magazine.
Nicolas-Karl also specializes in questions related to the requirements of the Consumer Protection Act and its regulations, whether in the context of litigation or for the revision of contracts or commercial practices.
With experience in construction litigation, he represents and advises general contractors, developers, subcontractors and suppliers, specifically in relation to contractual liability, construction defects, project management, professional liability, legal hypothecs, calls for tenders and termination of contracts.
Moreover, Nicolas-Karl advises clients in the context of disputes involving the interpretation of commercial contracts, franchisor-franchisee relationships, disputes between shareholders and insurance coverage.