Despina Mandilaras

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Associate

Despina Mandilaras is a member of the Commercial litigation group and practises primarily in the areas of construction, securities, and contract litigation. She regularly represents clients before the various judicial bodies.

Ms. Mandilaras was a student at the firm during the summer and the fall of 2013 and completed her articling program at the firm in 2014.

During her studies, Ms. Mandilaras was awarded the Bar of Montreal Award (2012), the Prix d’excellence Pérodeau (2011-2012) for the second highest standing in the LL.B. program, the Lavery, de Billy Award of Excellence in Environmental Law (2012), the Crochetière, Pétrin Award of Excellence in Securities Law (2012) and the Rodolphe Lemieux Award of Excellence in Public International Law (2010-2011). She also made the Dean’s Honour Roll throughout her undergraduate law program.

During the fall 2011 semester at Université de Montréal, Ms. Mandilaras acted as research assistant for Dr. Piché, assisting her in the final draft of her article Figures, Spaces, and Procedural Proportionality, published in the International Journal of Procedural Law.

Ms. Mandilaras is fluent in French, English, and Greek.

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2012
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2014

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Young Bar Association of Montréal
  • Member of the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers' Association
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