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Dunton Rainville adds four new associates

Friday, August 30, 2019 @ 12:05 PM | By John Chunn


Dunton Rainville announced the hiring of four new associates: Catherine Brodeur, Étienne Gabrysz-Forget, Valerie Di Lena and Agathe Senlecq.

According to the firm’s press release, Brodeur, a law graduate from the Université de Montréal in 2015, was admitted to the Quebec bar the following year. Since then, she has practised exclusively in family law and youth law. She joined the firm’s office in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.

Forget was admitted to the Quebec bar in 2017 after obtaining a bachelor of laws degree from the Université de Montréal. He also holds a certificate-introduction to business law of the European Union, from Sciences Po Aix in Aix-en-Provence, a certificate in Chinese law from the China University of Political Science and Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Montreal. He’s based at the firm’s Montreal office and practises in civil and commercial litigation, including construction law, banking law and real estate law.

Admitted to the Quebec bar in 2019, Di Lena holds a bachelor of laws from the University of Montreal, a certificate in law from the China University of Political Science and Law and a certificate in investment funds in Canada from Canada Securities Institute. She works primarily in the areas of corporate, commercial and banking law. Prior to joining the Montreal office, she held various positions at a financial institution that enabled her to acquire a deep knowledge of the banking sector.

Also admitted to the Quebec bar in 2019, Senlecq obtained a master's degree in financial law and a master’s in Anglo-American business law from the University of Paris. She is also a graduate of the École du Barreau de Paris and a lawyer at the Lille bar in France. She joined the Dunton Rainville securities team in Montreal after 10 years in law firms and legal services in France. Her main areas of practice are securities, financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and trusts.

"We are very proud to welcome these professionals to our firm. Their cutting-edge expertise and diverse work experience will enable us to enhance our service offering in a variety of areas of interest to our clients,” said Yanick Tanguay, vice-president of the board of directors.