We are pleased to welcome Justine Beauchesne in Quebec City, Stéphanie Dubois, Gabrielle Mathieu, Gabriella Settino and Clémence Trudeau as associates on the Lavery team. Justine Beauchesne joins the Business Law group. Before beginning her law studies, Justine completed two years of studies at Université Laval in Public Affairs and International Relations. During her Bachelor of Laws, she did a semester at the University of Strasbourg, where she was able to study international law and become familiar with French law. Stéphanie Dubois joins the Business Law group. Stéphanie Dubois joined the Lavery team as a student in May 2019. She has completed her Bachelor of Civil Law at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) with honors and also holds a certificate in labour law. Gabrielle Mathieu joins the Conflict and Resolution group. She holds a bachelor degree in law from the Université de Montréal. During her studies, she was involved in the Women and Law Committee as well as in the Mediation Clinic of the Université de Montréal. She also assisted two judges of the Superior Court during a one-year internship completed in her senior year of the bachelor degree. Gabriella Settino joins the Business Law group. During her legal studies, Gabriella has volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada as a researcher for a project about family law and as a vice-president for the organization’s McGill Chapter. She was also involved in health and wellness initiatives at the Faculty through her work with Healthy Legal Minds | Juristes en santé, where she was co-leading a project that provides peer-to-peer support to students in the faculty. Clémence Trudeau joins the Conflict and Resolution group. During her law studies, Clémence became involved in various committees, including the sports law committee, where she organized several talks for her peers given by influential professionals in the field. She also participated in the Pierre-Basile-Mignault Moot Court Competition, where she ranked as the 8th best litigant in the competition. In addition, she participated in a clinic.
- Québec, 2020
Stéphanie Dubois is a member of the Business Law group. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of private financing, aviation and venture capital law.
As part of her practice, Stéphanie represents and advises private companies, banks and financial institutions in the establishment of credit facilities and the taking of securities in relation to debt or equity financing, acquisition financing, project financing and aviation financing.
Stéphanie joined the Lavery team in 2019 and articled with the firm in 2020. She holds a Bachelor of Civil Law with honours from the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Before joining Lavery and after having completing her law certificate, Stéphanie worked for a boutique firm practising in corporate law. Through this experience, she developed a strong interest in mergers and acquisitions and commercial law.
Professional and community activities
- Volunteer for Women in Governance, since 2016
- Volunteer for the Un élan pour la vie foundation, since 2018
- Mentor for UQAM law students, since 2019
- LL.B., Université du Québec à Montréal, 2019
- Certificate in Social and Labour Law, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2016
On October 30, 2020, 01 Studio Inc., an enterprising, indie gaming studio, confirmed the closing of a financing with Skymoons Technology Inc., the video game division of Chinese multimedia giant iQIYI, to accelerate its growth and the development of its flagship game, Citywars Savage. In addition to the financing, the parties have agreed on the distribution of Citywars Savage in China and neighboring countries. A Lavery team composed of Jean-François Maurice, Étienne Brassard, Sébastien Vézina, Éric Lavallée, Florence Fournier and Stéphanie Dubois played a significant role in representing the interests of 01 Studio Inc. throughout the transaction, from negotiating the term sheet to the closing the transaction.