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Three new partners at Lavery

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 12:47 PM | By John Chunn

Lavery Lawyers announced the appointments of Valérie Belle-Isle, Guillaume Laberge and Béatrice Ngatcha as partners of the firm.

According to the firm’s press release, Belle-Isle is a member of the administrative law team. In this capacity, she advises and represents municipalities in matters of land use planning, the environment, expropriation, municipal taxation and labour relations. 

She also advises and represents companies, particularly in matters of obtaining permits or certificates, expropriation or contesting property assessment rolls. She also represents companies in litigation relating to environmental obligations such as the decontamination of land. 

Laberge practises in the administrative law group. His practice is mainly focused on administrative and constitutional law. In recent years, Laberge has acquired significant experience in several specialized fields such as access to information, protection of privacy as well as professional and disciplinary law.

Ngatcha is a lawyer and patent agent with the Lavery intellectual property group. She is registered as a patent agent in Canada and the United States and is also a lawyer admitted to the bar of Ontario and a member of the bar of Quebec. She holds a doctorate in chemistry from Laval University and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Research Council in Ottawa.