“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

MAYA ANGELOU

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Practice areas

  • Civil and commercial litigation
  • Construction law
  • Product liability
  • Administrative law
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
  • Disciplinary law

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Élise has notably:

AGI for a syndicate of co-owners in a product liability action;

PARTICIPATED in the representation of a landlord in an arbitration to determine the terms of the renewal of a commercial lease;

DEFENDED small business owners sued by a contractor for full payment while the construction work agreed upon had not been completed;

REPRESENTED Aboriginal parties who suffered personal injury at a settlement conference;

ACTED for a contractor following the abusive termination of a construction contract;

REPRESENTED clients before the Tribunal administratif du Québec;

REPRESENTED clients in proceedings in judicial review;

REPRESENTED clients before disciplinary councils;

ACTED for a software developer seeking a Norwich order to obtain the IP addresses of individuals accessing its intellectual property illegally;

ACTED for a software developer seeking an Anton Piller order to seize and preserve the evidence of illegal access to its intellectual property;

ACTED for a shareholder in injunction proceedings seeking to freeze the assets of a company during a shareholder dispute;

DEFENDED an Indigenous economic development corporation sued by a company claiming the existence of a business partnership;

DEFENDED an individual regarding the respect of an agricultural lease following a farm transfer;

DRAFTED the factums of an Indigenous party in support of its representations before the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and the Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec.

Professional activities and initiatives

Member of the Young Bar of Montreal

Education

Juris Doctor, North American Common Law, University of Montréal (ongoing)

LL.L., University of Ottawa – 2016

B.A. in Public Relations, Université du Québec à Montréal – 2013