Carole Gélinas



Carole Gélinas is a partner in the Business Law group. Her practice focuses on real estate and mining law. Her specialization in these areas allows her to manage mandates that include due diligence, registration with relevant public registries, and the negotiation and drafting of contracts.

Carole has been a notary in Quebec for 16 years and has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 2003. She has extensive experience in this area, which includes real estate and mining title searches, dismemberment of the right of ownership, and the establishment of ownership terms. Carole supports the debt financing, real estate, securities and transactional law teams in executing their mandates related to leasing, acquiring, selling and financing real estate and mining assets. She also regularly supports the other practice teams on all matters relating to real estate and mining law.

Carole works on real estate projects for private companies, institutional clients and parapublic organizations. She represents clients in the transportation, energy and telecommunications sectors, just to name a few.

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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