Barbara Ann Cain

Partner, Lawyer

Barbara Ann Cain


Complexe Jules-Dallaire, T1
2828 Laurier Blvd., 12th Floor
Quebec City, Quebec G1V 0B9
418 266-4500 418 266-4515

Barbara Ann Cain is a partner in our Litigation Group, focusing her practice on construction law, civil and commercial litigation, insurance law, civil and professional liability and product liability.

Over the years, she has been involved in several significant matters, including class actions, especially in the pharmaceutical and automobile parts manufacturing industries. She has acted on behalf of professionals, contractors, clients and manufacturers in major construction projects, as well as insurers in various litigation matters.

She acts on behalf of her clients before various legal bodies and is well known for defending them in complex technical cases requiring the input of several experts.

Her bachelor’s degree in microbiology is a very useful asset for understanding technical cases in various fields.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Barbara Ann was an entrepreneur for several years, which gives her a good understanding of her clients’ realities and challenges.

Barbara is a mentor to the firm's younger professionals and an articling supervisor, and is also involved in the firm’s promotional activities during the Course aux stages.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (2010)
  • LL.B., Université Laval (2008)
  • B.Sc. (microbiology), Université Laval (1992)
  • Defending the rights of manufacturers, especially in the sustainable and renewable energy industry (wind farms, power plants), regarding alleged design and manufacturing defects;
  • Acted on behalf of professionals in a construction litigation involving several parties with various areas of expertise in the field of municipal water treatment;
  • Acted on behalf of a client in an insurance litigation against professionals and various stakeholders in the construction industry alleging design defects relatively to chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (“CPVC”) piping for fire protection;
  • Acted on behalf of shareholders in oppression proceedings;
  • Complex litigation in matters of latent defects and construction defects;
  • Acted on behalf of clients in safeguard and injunction proceedings.
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec