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Marie-Philippe Lavoie

Associate
Pronouns: she/her/hers
About

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.‎

Bar admissionsQuébec, 2019
Languages
  • English
  • French
Education
  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2016‎
  • LL.M., International Law, Université de Montréal, 2020

Awards

  • Certificat Féritas - the highest distinction given by the Cégep de Rimouski (2012)

Publications

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member, Quebec Bar

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