I am a bilingual lawyer trained in each of Canada’s civil and common law systems and called to the Bars of Quebec and Ontario.
I have expertise in banking, finance and payment law, which I gained in national firms over the past 25 years. I represent banks and clients of banks, lending institutions and borrowers, and payment card networks, suppliers of payment card services and merchants in important court cases, financings and other commercial transactions, and regulatory compliance matters.
I also have experience as vice-president of legal affairs and corporate secretary of a public company in the energy sector. I leaded a group of 15 employees and was responsible for the delivery to the president, the senior management team and the board of legal advice on a broad range of issues.
In 2015 I was accredited as mediator and arbitrator and provide dispute resolution services by way of mediation and arbitration.
I have a creative and collegial personality, a strategic and rational mind, and strong listening and communication skills.