At the Vancouver law office of Lesperance Mendes, we focus on the following areas of practice:
Construction defect litigation — We represent strata corporations and owners in disputes with warranty providers, developers, contractors, architects and engineers involving:
- Homeowner Protection Act 2-5-10 warranty claims (New Home Warranty Claims)
- Building envelope (leaky condo) claims
- Defective plumbing claims
- Structural defect claims
- Soil settlement and subsidence claims
Class actions law suits — At Lesperance Mendes, we have handled employment-related class actions following mass terminations.
Environmental law and contaminated sites — Our client base includes a range from residential homeowners to multinational corporations requiring representation in claims to recover the costs of remediating contaminated sites. These cases include claims involving residential leaking oil storage tanks to small or large commercial properties which have been contaminated.
Incorporation and corporate records management — From filing incorporations to managing corporate records via electronic filing, we help businesses start up and operate.
Commercial disputes — We represent British Columbia commercial clients involved in business-related disputes, including collections and commercial disputes.
Property disputes — We represent buyers in disputes over the purchase of real estate. Our lawyers also help resolve leasing disputes.
Property management — Our practice of property management law involves representation for commercial and industrial clients.
Intellectual property rights — We help clients secure registrations and protect intellectual property rights, including:
- Trade-mark registration
- Copyright and industrial design registration
- Intellectual property litigation
Strata law — We handle all areas of strata law, including:
Shareholder disputes — We represent clients involved in shareholder disputes, including representing shareholders in commercial buyouts, where needed.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced lawyer, please contact us at 604-685-3567.