Kim
Savignac

Title : Lawyer, partner Year of call : 2003

Expertise : insurance law | environmental law | business law | litigation

A member of the Quebec Bar since 2003, Kim Savignac practises in civil and commercial law, but mainly in the areas of property and casualty insurance, construction, environment (contamination), personal injury and civil and professional liability. An experienced litigator in civil and administrative courts, she is regularly called upon to intervene in extraordinary appeals such as injunctions, safeguard orders and seizures. Her participation in Université Laval’s Dean's Cup in 2001 earned her several honours, including that of Best Oralist in the quarterfinals and semifinals, as well as the prize for best respondent’s brief. In order to establish and maintain a relationship based on trust, she provides customized solutions tailored to her clientele and ensures regular follow-ups.

Assistant: Valérie St-Pierre

Expertise

  • Insurance law (disability insurance, builders’ risk insurance, interpretation and application of all types of insurance policies, defence of the insured, obligation to defend, obligation to defend the insurer, fraudulent claims)
  • Environmental law (land protection and rehabilitation)
  • Business law (construction law, bankruptcy and insolvency)
  • Litigation (insurance, construction, commercial litigation, business litigation, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability, estates)

Education

  • Université Laval (2002)

Professional experience

  • Beauvais Truchon (2003 to 2018)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • La responsabilité des services de sécurité incendie in association with Me Julie Savard, published in L’assurance de dommages-Deuxieme colloque, vol.no 22, Cowansville, Éditions Yvon Blais, 2015
  • Commentary on the Girard Desjardins sécurité financière, cie d’assurance vie décision - La notion d’incapacité de se livrer à tout travail rémunérateur - Éditions Yvon Blais 2012
  • Conférence: La responsabilité des services de sécurité incendie, in association withJulie Savard, organized byLes éditions Yvon Blais


Associations, committees, boards

  • Member of l’Association des Femmes d'Assurance de Québec (AFAQ)

Distinctions

  • Best oralist in the quarterfinals and semifinals in the Moot Trial competition at Université Laval
  • Prize for best respondent’s brief
  • Finalist for the Dean’s Cup at Université Laval (2001)