Monette Barakett

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

Tel. : 514 878-9381
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Academic training

Formation privée en droit des affaires et des organismes à but non lucratif


Sylvie is dynamic and always action oriented. She is a highly skilled organizer. She is quick to put her finger on the issues, and just as quick at finding solutions and putting them into action. She is defined by a highly developed sense of professionalism and assiduity.

Sylvie has been a paralegal since 1989. She joined the firm in 1993 and stayed on until 2013 at which time she decided to branch out and offer her professional services on a freelance basis while maintaining a collaborative relationship with Monette Barakett.

She began her career in business law which provided her with ongoing training that today allows her to adeptly administer corporate law and assist lawyers in carrying out their mandates.

Through her position at the firm, she has been able to pursue her training and perfect her legal knowledge as it pertains to religious institutions and charitable organizations. This in turn has allowed her to master how such organizations govern their operations, an asset to her role in assisting the firm’s business law legal team.



Commercial law speaker


As a commercial law speaker for the firm Jurissec for five years, Sylvie presented seminars aimed at paralegals, legal secretaries and young lawyers seeking to deepen their knowledge about different aspects of corporate business life, from incorporation to dissolution, including acquisition, the sale of shares and assets, amalgamation, restructuring and financing.

Commercial law speaker


Sylvie was also a commercial law speaker during training sessions for members of various associations representing foundations, religious institutions and/or paralegals seeking to develop their knowledge on matters relating to the corporate life of non-profit organizations, specifically as relates to holding annual meetings and registering as a charitable organization as well as incorporation, amalgamation and dissolution.

Achievements, implications, awards

Implications, awards

Sylvie is a member of the Canadian Association of Paralegals (CAP) and the International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA). The CAP, which represents 400 Canadian paralegals, awarded Sylvie their annual award of recognition in 2012 for her contributions to the development of the paralegal profession and the promotion of the CAP.

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