What I enjoy most about my practice is definitely my interactions with people. In construction law, I often have the privilege of discussing directly with people on the field and on construction sites.
A seasoned litigator, Nancy Demers focuses her practice on challenging cases involving construction law and public contracts. She is known for her practical approach to problems. She goes beyond the limits of the legal profession by providing strategic guidance to her clients to help them resolve litigious situations. She mainly advises institutional clients, contractors and suppliers. She is well versed in the Act Respecting Contracting by Public Bodies and assists her clients in the tendering process and in the context of large-scale projects, including public-private partnerships. Favouring alternative dispute resolution, she also represents her clients before the courts.
Through her expertise, she builds strategies and offers sound advice in the following areas: construction bonds, construction contracts, public contracts, infrastructure, construction litigation, public-private partnerships, claims, and construction regulations.
Aware that the construction industry is constantly evolving, Nancy keeps abreast of the latest developments in the field. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with the legal and construction community through presentations, conferences and articles. She is also the author of a textbook on construction law.
Nancy has an extensive track record in private practice as a partner. She practiced construction law for nearly 10 years at McCarthy Tétrault. In 2013, she joined Fasken’s Québec City office.