Pier-Olivier Fradette focuses his practice on municipal law, land use planning, and municipal contract management. He represents municipalities and others in their dealings with them.
Mr. Fradette is retained by municipalities to act as counsel in supporting their management and land planning departments. He helps clients ensure the legal compliance of day-to-day decisions and actions. He also advises companies wishing to do business with municipalities regarding bid compliance and government contract procurement.
Mr. Fradette also provides the necessary support in the planning of projects with short- and long-term legal implications by helping municipalities avoid the legal pitfalls that may arise in the context of such projects.
Mr. Fradette is also called upon to interpret the rights and obligations of municipalities and operators of quarries and sandpits in terms of the fees payable to municipalities for transporting extracted materials on municipal roads under the Municipal Powers Act.
Mr. Fradette also represents municipalities and corporations before the courts in both municipal and business matters. In so doing, he handles all aspects of the contentious issues entrusted to him, from general strategy to representations before the court as well as negotiation and the preparation of the necessary legal proceedings.
- LL.B., Université Laval, 2006
- Member of the Barreau du Québec