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René-Martin Langlois is a civil and commercial litigator who focuses on construction law and public procurement matters. His practice includes all aspects of litigation, including the provision of legal advice, procedural drafting and the representation of clients before civil courts and arbitration tribunals.
Mr. Langlois has gained particular experience in the area of public procurement, and his services cover all aspects of the tendering process. As such, he is regularly sought to advise local and foreign businesses, as well as providers of work in connection with calls for tenders for the awarding of construction, service or procurement contracts, in a litigious context or not.
Mr. Langlois also handles issues regarding the issuance of authorizations to contract by the Autorité des marchés financiers (Quebec's securities regulator) for the awarding of certain public contracts, and he is frequently called upon to assist local and foreign businesses over their approach in that regard.
Public contracts: the complaint procedure is now accessible to businesses interested in public and municipal contracts awarded by public tender
Publication | June 2019
Pilot project to facilitate payment to enterprises party to public construction contracts and allow access to an interim dispute settlement mechanism
Publication | August 2018
Adoption of Bill 108: The Autorité des marchés publics will oversee the process of awarding public contracts through tendering and mutual agreement
Publication | April 2018
Publication | January 2018