Bar Admission 2016
Law degree, Université de Sherbrooke (LLB)
Juris Doctor, Queen’s University (JD)
Marianne works in labour and employment law as well as in municipal law.Read more
She is the best ally for your municipal labour and employment issues, which have their own unique characteristics.
Marianne also has litigation experience that is used in both areas of practice.
Marianne’s professional and academic background includes work experience at, while studying at the Université de Sherbrooke, law firms in Vancouver and in Quebec, and in a legal department at a multinational company. While studying Common Law at Queen’s University, she worked in a legal aid firm and as a research assistant.
Marianne is bilingual and stands out for her rigorousness, her effectiveness and her ability to target legal issues to identify practical solutions.
- Collective Dismissal and Layoff
- Confidentiality Agreements
- Disciplinary Measures and Dismissal
- Employment Agreements
- Grievance Arbitration and Adjudication
- Labour and Employment Law
- Labour Standards
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Solicitation Agreements
- Workplace Harassment
- Workplace Health and Safety
As a member of Municipal Law team, Marianne appreciates to provide strategic support regarding executive and municipal employees management, the drafting of legal opinions and municipal litigation, whether in the area of municipal by-laws, liability or otherwise.
I am particularly interested in encouraging entrepreneurship among women. Causes related to fostering self-confidence, student retention among young people as well as sustainable development are also very important to me.
Business, Commercial and Corporate
Privacy and Personal Information: Beware of False or Misleading Representations
Facebook Pledges to Pay Over $9 Million in a Settlement with the Commissioner of Competition
Labour and Employment
The Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Canada
On June 21, 2018, the Canadian federal government passed Bill C-45 in order to regulate and legalize recreational cannabis in Canada beginning on October 17, 2018.
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