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AUDREY
Toupin-Couture

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2011

Expertise: municipal law  |  environmental law  |  penal law  |  taxation

Audrey Toupin-Couture works in the municipal, environmental, and public administration law unit.

In recent years, she has developed extensive expertise in criminal law, civil law, and in matters concerning access to information. Her professional path has enabled her to acquire significant experience in the management of litigation files, the drafting of legal procedures and legal opinions, and the revision of municipal by-laws.

Audrey Toupin-Couture represents the interests of municipalities in different municipal courts, common law courts, and at the Commission d’accès à l’information. Called to the Barreau in 2011, she joined the Cain Lamarre team at the Sherbrooke office in 2019.

 

Assistant: Hélène Garneau

Expertise

  • Municipal law
  • Environmental law
  • Penal law
  • Taxation

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Université de Sherbrooke, 2010

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Sherbrooke (2019 to present)
  • Monty Sylvestre Conseillers Juridiques Inc., Sherbrooke (2017-2019)
  • Mutuelle des municipalités du Québec (MMQ), Montréal (2016-2017)
  • Ville de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke (2011-2016)
 

Lecturing, conferences, publications

Training Sessions
  • Training session: Accès à l’information, principes généraux et décisions récentes (Access to Information: General Principles and Recent Decisions)
  • Training session: Organismes à but non lucratif (Non-Profit Organizations)
Publications
  • Le droit d’accès aux documents et les élus (The Right to Access Documents and Elected Officials)
  • Accès à l’information – rôles et documents relatifs à la perception (Access to Information – Collection-Related Roles and Documents)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member of the Association des jeunes barreaux du Québec (AJBQ) Board of Directors, 2012-2014