Carole Gélinas



Carole Gélinas is a partner in the Business Law group and focuses her pratice on real estate and mining law for over 30 years.

Her specialization in these areas allows her to advise and represent our clients, manage and support our professionals in matters involving the acquisition, disposition and financing of real estate and mining titles, the establishment of terms and conditions and the creation of dismemberments of property rights and title insurance policies, as well as the development and execution of the due diligence aspects of matters, the publicizing of rights with the relevant public registries and the negotiation and drafting of various contracts. Finally, Ms. Gélinas also provides regular support to other practice groups on all matters relating to real estate and mining law.

After practicing law as a notary in Quebec for 16 years, Ms. Gélinas became a member of the Quebec Bar in 2003. This atypical experience allows her to be more efficient in the performance of the mandates assigned to her.

Ms. Gélinas works on real estate and mining projects for private companies, institutional clients and parapublic organizations. She represents clients in the areas of transportation, telecommunications, gas, hydroelectric and wind energy, as well as in the design of partnerships for the development of large real estate or mining projects.

Prior to joining Lavery, Carole practised real estate and mining law at law firms that offered national and international legal services.


  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1986
  • Notarial law diploma, Université de Montréal, 1987
  • Member of the Chambre des notaires du Québec from 1987 to 2003

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association since (1987-2017)
  • Member of the Chambre des notaires du Québec (1987-2003)
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