Yann-Julien specializes in construction law. He regularly represents the interests of contractors and suppliers before the courts. He also provides legal advice to various industry stakeholders.

Among other things, he advises and represents his clients on tendering processes, on the prevention or management of litigation with respect to ongoing construction projects, and on issues involving the Commission de la construction du Québec, the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, the Corporation des maîtres mécaniciens en tuyauterie du Québec, the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec and the Bureau des soumissions déposées du Québec.

Yann-Julien also represents general contractors, specialized contractors and manufacturers of building materials in claims regarding extras, payment delays and contract performance and in disputes involving deficiencies, construction defects and workmanship problems.

His practice includes the following areas:

Construction litigation and dispute resolution: disputes involving tenders, claims for extras, construction defects and protection of claims

Commercial litigation: disputes concerning contract performance and non-competition.

Yann-Julien has degrees in both common law and civil law. During his studies, he worked in the construction field. The summers he spent on construction sites gave him valuable insight into the challenges that building contractors face.

Before joining Miller Thomson, he practiced in a construction law boutique firm where he quickly acquired considerable courtroom experience.

Yann-Julien is regularly involved in the work of the Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec and helps construction associations provide training to future contractors.