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Benjamin Poirier

Benjamin Poirier

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Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada

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Associate

Benjamin Poirier focuses his practice on commercial litigation and insurance law. He completed his bachelor of civil law at Université de Montréal in 2010 and joined Lavery in 2014. During his studies, Mr. Poirier was awarded the Jacques-Perron scholarship for his academic excellence at the legal services clinic of Université de Montréal.

Conferences

  • ?The principle of equity as a guide to sharing the coverage limit? for the Barreau du Québec at a one-day training event on the theme of recent developments in insurance law, 2018.
  • ?There are limits to the search for the truth? for the Barreau du Québec at a one-day training event on the theme of recent developments in insurance law, 2017.
  • Conference on claim and litigation management in disability insurance (16th edition) for theCanadian Institute?s, claim and litigation management in disability insurance, January 2017

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2010
  • Membre du Barreau du Québec depuis 2012
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association
Young Bar Association of Montreal

Articles

Insurance contract terminology: the Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of the word ”building”
Lavery Lawyers, June 2016

In insurance law, as well as in other areas of contract law, the precise definition and scope of the terminology used in a contract are very important since they have a direct effect on the obligations of the parties and, in the case under review, the scope of the insurance coverage. On February 11, 2016, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal1 issued two judgments while it analyzed the scope to be given to some expressions inherent to insurance contracts...

Additional Articles

  • The Ontario Court of Appeal rules on the coverage exclusion of faulty workmanship by a contractor
  • Insurance contract terminology: the Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of the word ”building”
  • The Court of Appeal: The liability of the life insurance broker is not limited to the framework of the contractual relationship
  • An obiter of the Québec Court of Appeal makes its way up to the Supreme Court of Canada
  • The insured is responsible for the cost of bringing its building up to construction standards
  • Class actions to watch for in the air transport sector

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