Stephanie Blakely practises in the areas of commercial and civil litigation, insurance law, regulatory law, and employment law.
Stephanie litigates matters before administrative tribunals, the Court of the Quebec, the Quebec Superior Court, and the Court of Appeal of Quebec. She customizes litigation strategies to clients’ needs in the context of the enforcement of creditors’ rights and security instruments. Stephanie is routinely asked to handle a wide range of mandates involving due diligence, insurance law, environmental law, private international law and defence against class actions. Stephanie also advises clients on compliance with Quebec’s French language requirements under the Charter of the French Language, the Consumer Protection Act, privacy laws, and Quebec contest laws and regulations.
Additionally, Stephanie is a member of our employer-side litigation group, handling labour standards, human rights and labour law matters, as well as drafting and reviewing various employment related agreements and policies.
During law school, she interned at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and clerked at the Municipal Court of Montreal. In 2016, she was a Research Fellow at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL). She joined the firm in 2017 after completing her articles with the firm.
- B.C.L./ LL.B., McGill University, 2016
- B.A. (Environment and Development, Minor in English Literature) McGill University, 2013
- Quoted, "Another deadline approaches for Bill 96," Canadian HRReporter, May 30, 2023
- Quoted, "How does Bill 96 impact Quebec employers?" Canadian HRReporter, June 2, 2022
Memberships And Affiliations
- Quebec Bar, 2017
- Young Bar of Montreal/Jeune Barreau de Montréal
My latest insights
Bill 96 update: Quebec companies must disclose French proficiency of employees
31 May 2023 .2 minute read
Québec’s Bill 96 modified the Charter of the French Language: Five things you need to...
22 May 2023 .6 minute read