Me Chantal Perreault has practiced law for over 25 years and specializes in business
law, rights of shareholders, mediation and arbitration, as well as issues of professional
ethics. She holds a Master's degree from the University of Montreal, and obtained,
in 2009, the distinction of Avocatus Eméritus, Ad.E..
She has authored several publications with Les Éditions Yvon Blais relating to professional
practice, disciplinary matters, and the rights of shareholders. She has also been
an invited lecturer on these topics on numerous occasions (Colloque des juges de
la Cour du Québec , Congrès de l'Association des avocats de province,
the Conférence conjointe internationale de l'IOA, FCO, etc…). In addition
to being an accredited mediator in civil and commercial matters, Me Perrault is
certified by the International Association of Ombudsmen (IOC), and is a member of
the IOA and the Canadian Forum of Ombudsmen (FCO).
In 2008, Me Perreault presided over the study committee initiated by the business
section of the Canadian Bar Association - Quebec division, overseeing the modernization
of the LCQ. The committee's comments and recommendations were remitted to the Minister
In 2009, Me Perreault appeared on behalf of the Canadian Bar, before the Public
Finance Committee to address the proposed legislation on corporations presented
by the Honorable Raymond Bachand. In 2009, she was also given the Jules Dêschênes
Award from the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec division, for her outstanding contribution
as President of the Business Law section of that Association.
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