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Marie-HélèneBeaudoin

Marie-Hélène
Beaudoin

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2007

Languages: French, English

Marie-Hélène Beaudoin has devoted her career to dispute resolution in civil and commercial law since her admission to the Quebec Bar in 2007. An experienced litigator, she is also a certified mediator and arbitrator. Within the firm, Marie-Hélène draws on her proven expertise in legal research, strategic analysis and drafting in high-stakes cases. She is particularly active in the areas of civil and contractual liability, insurance law, commercial law in all its forms (securities, corporate law, bankruptcy and insolvency, etc.) and administrative law.

Driven by a passion for the law, Marie-Hélène has always been very active in the legal community through her writings, her many training initiatives and her involvement in various committees, notably those of the Quebec Bar and the Young Bar of Montreal. She teaches at the Quebec Bar School and sat on the Disciplinary Council of the Quebec Bar for several years.  She had the opportunity to speak before the Institutions Committee of the National Assembly on the reform of the Code of Civil Procedure. 

// EDUCATION

2006     Université de Montréal, Faculty of Law
LL.M. (specialization: equality rights, discrimination)
Cheminement Honors

2005    Université de Montréal, Faculty of Law
LL.B. Mention of excellence

 

 

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar

// DISTINCTIONS

Lawyer of the Year in Civil and Commercial Litigation, Young Bar of Montreal's (JBM) "Leaders of Tomorrow" Gala (2016)

// PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Preuve et prescription, LexisNexis, Fascicule 1, “Sources et domaine d’application des règles de preuve” (updated annually)

Les objections à la preuve en droit civil, LexisNexis, under the direction of Claude Marseille, Chapter 41, “Aveu nul, invalide ou inopposable” and Chapter 45, “Allégation de l’aveu extrajudiciaire” (2015)

“Lady Marmelade”, Young Bar of Montreal, Extrajudiciaire (2016)

“Les recours collectifs en matière de concurrence au Québec”, Revue Lamy de la concurrence (2014), with Mtre. Madeleine Renaud

“L’étendue du pouvoir de contrôle et de direction de l’employeur : le cas de la modification des tâches du salarié”, La Référence, Éditions Yvon Blais

“Commentaire sur la décision Girard c. Saguenay (Ville de) – Indemnité de cessation d’emploi et contrat de travail à durée déterminée”, La Référence, Éditions Yvon Blais

“Changer la société par le droit? Les vingt-cinq ans du droit constitutionnel à l’égalité entre les sexes au Canada”, Revue du droit public et de la science politique en France et à l’étranger (2010), with Jean-François Gaudreault-Desbiens

“Les objections”, Canadian Bar Association, with the Honourable Chantal Tremblay (to be published, 2021)

“La connaissance d’office : mode de preuve et reflet de la société”, Young Bar of Montreal (2020), with the Honourable Guy Cournoyer

“La pertinence de la pertinence”, Young Bar of Montreal Convention (2018), with Mtre. Marie-Geneviève Masson

“Political correctness and freedom of speech”, International Society for Humor Studies (2017)

“Le contrat de transaction: aspects pratiques”, Young Bar of Montreal Convention (2016)

“La quérulence devant les tribunaux administratifs”, Institut Canadien (2015)