Title : Notary, partner Year of call : 2008

Expertise : business law | real estate law | notary services | agricultural and agri-food law

A Val-d’Or native, Nancy Désaulniers has nine years’ experience as a notary. She began practicing on the South Shore of Montréal, mainly in business financing, before returning to her hometown. After five years of general practice with Gilbert et Gilbert notaires, she has shifted her focus to her specialties, business and corporate law.

Nancy has always been very active in youth sports. Since 2011, she has worked with elite athletes as a head coach for the synchronized swimming club, Les Décibelles. She also contributes to the Val-d’Or community through her work as VP of the Rotary Club, and has been a board member of Aéroport régional de Val-d’Or since 2014.

Her fields of specialization include:

  • Native Affairs
  • Trade
  • Real Estate
  • Groups and Associations

Assistant: Noémie Dupras, Zoé Nadeau


  • Business law (commercial law, corporate law, real estate law (sale, acquisition, and leasing), mining, energy, and natural resources law, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, governance)
  • Real estate law
  • Notary services (dismembership of ownership, business financing, real estate transactions)
  • agricultural and agri-food law


  • Diploma in Notarial Law, Université de Montréal (2008)
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal) (2007)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Val-d'Or) (2015 to present)
  • Stéphane Brunelle, notaire (Saint-Bruno)
  • Gilbert et Gilbert, notaires (Val-d'Or)
  • Chambre des notaires du Québec (Montreal)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Joint presentations with Stéphane Brunelle, notary, on proof of title
  • A host of presentations in the community on a range of subjects including the responsibility of board members, wills, and mandates in case of incapacity

Associations, committees, boards

  • Head coach, Les Décibelles synchronized swimming club
  • Member, board of directors, Aéroport régional de Val-d’Or
  • Vice-president, Val-d’Or Rotary Club