Webinar on Latent Defects


September 13, 2018 News

Mtre Bryan-Eric Lane will be giving a webinar on September 14 at noon, in collaboration with Éditions Yvon Blais, on latent defects related to co-ownership.

Mtre Lane will discuss the particular rules that apply to claims for latent defects/construction defects in cases of divided co‑ownership. Mtre Lane will explain the concept of the prudent and diligent buyer in the context of acquiring a co‑ownership, as well as the verifications that a prospective buyer of a co-ownership unit must carry out. The respective responsibilities of the syndicate of co‑ownership, the seller, and the promoter/builder of a co‑ownership will also be explored.   

Mtre Lane will also discuss the recent jurisprudence in claims for latent defects in cases of co-ownership.

This bulletin provides general comments on recent developments in the law. It does not constitute and should not viewed as legal advice. No legal action should be taken on the basis of the information contained herein.

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