Monette Barakett

4, Place Ville Marie
Suite 600
Montréal (Québec) H3B 2E7

Tel. : 514 878-9381
Fax : 514 878-3957

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Academic training

Legal secretary, 1975
Law Certificate, Université de Montréal, 1990

Profile

Céline brings intentness, calm and dependability to the table. She navigates tight deadlines and manages all cases brought to her with great skill. She particularly enjoys research-intensive cases and developing customized solutions.

Céline joined the firm in 1987 as a legal assistant. In 1990, after fifteen years in the field of legal secretarial work, she earned a specialized certificate in health law and labour law from Université de Montréal.

She assisted Mtre Raymond Barakett in the preparation of an annotated brief on the health and social services act entitled Précis annoté de la Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux initially published in 1991 and also assisted with in its three subsequent editions.

Céline is a member of the editorial board for the publications Bulletin de droit de la santé-BDS, Droit de la Santé, lois et règlements annotés, and Droit de la Santé En Bref published by Éditions Yvon Blais. She also contributes in updating the works on disciplinary and non-disciplinary measures in collective labour relations and on human rights and labour relations Les Mesures disciplinaires et non disciplinaires dans les rapports collectifs du travail and Les Droits de la personne et les relations du travail also published by Éditions Yvon Blais. She also contributes to the firm’s publications on legislative current affairs and access to information, Actualités législatives et réglementaires and Accès à l’information.

She manages the firm’s internal research database containing all research and legal advice as well as tribunal decisions and rulings. 

Céline plays the role of knowledge manager at the firm. She specializes in labour law and health and social services law.

As part of her practice, she acts as jurisprudence consultant for the firm’s lawyers as it pertains to interpretation of matters related to collective agreements and the application of disciplinary and administrative measures, among others. Céline also assists lawyers with research and preparation for various talks. She studies various bills and newly adopted laws to ensure the firm’s members are kept abreast of all the most recent legislative developments.

Publications

Co-author of Droit de la Santé, lois et règlements annotés and Droit de la Santé, En Bref

publihed by Éditions Yvon Blais

Co-author of Bulletin de droit de la santé-BDS

publihed by Éditions Yvon Blais

Collaborator in the drafting and updating of the book Les Mesures disciplinaires et non disciplinaires dans les rapports collectifs du travail

publihed by Éditions Yvon Blais

Collaborator in the updating of the work Les Droits de la personne et les relations du travail

publihed by Éditions Yvon Blais

Writer for monthly issues of Actualités législatives et réglementaires

Co-author of the publication Accès à l’information

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