Marie-Philippe Lavoie practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, corporate compliance, and investigations.
Marie-Philippe’s litigation practice involves a wide range of commercial and civil disputes, including contractual, extra-contractual and construction matters. Marie-Philippe frequently assists clients in resolving or prosecuting construction disputes in connection with public and private projects, including delay and impact claims. Marie-Philippe also assists clients with questions of private international law, namely on jurisdiction and enforcement of choice of law and forum clause.
Part of Marie-Philippe’s practice consists of carrying integrity due diligence and corporate investigations, a field of expertise she developed while working for a boutique business integrity law firm before joining our firm. Marie-Philippe also assists clients in designing, implementing, assessing and strengthening their ethics and compliance program.
Marie-Philippe completed her Masters program (LL.M) in international law in 2020, during which she focused her research on corporate social responsibility, including the UN’s Guiding Principle on Business and Human Rights. During her studies, Marie-Philippe was also selected to article with the Law Library of Congress in Washington D.C., United States, where she mainly assisted the Global Legal Research Directorate with Canadian Law research requests arising from the United States Congress.
Marie-Philippe joined the firm in 2019 after the completion of her articles.
- LL.B., Université Laval, 2016
- LL.M., International Law, Université de Montréal, 2020
- Best Lawyer Canada, Lawyer to Watch (Corporate and Commercial Litigation), 2024
- Certificat Féritas - the highest distinction given by the Cégep de Rimouski (2012)
- Author, "Canadian Courts Are Taking a Step Toward Corporate Liability of Multinationals for Wrongdoings Abroad," In Custodia Legis, November 15, 2017
- Author, "Supreme court clears way for Facebook privacy lawsuit," Law Library of Congress, Global Legal Monitor, July 24, 2017
Memberships And Affiliations
- Member, Quebec Bar
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