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CAROLINE
Neveu

Title: lawyer Year of call: 2013

Expertise: aboriginal and constitutional law  |  municipal law  |  litigation

A native of Boisbriand and resident of Sept-Îles since 2004, Caroline Neveu was called to the Québec Bar in 2013 after earning a law degree and a degree in social sciences with an honors in international development and globalization from the University of Ottawa.

After joining the Sept-Îles office of Cain Lamarre as a student in 2012, then as in articling clerk in 2013, she now practices primarily in municipal law, Aboriginal law and litigation. Caroline's return to Sept-Îles is an opportunity to diversify her practice and get involved in community life on the North Shore.

Assistant: Sonia Mathieu, Stéphanie Charest, Lise Boland

Expertise

  • Aboriginal and constitutional law (aboriginal rights, impacts and benefits agreements, First Nation governance)
  • Municipal law (access to municipal documents, land use and urban planning, municipal jurisdiction and regulatory powers, right of expropriation for public purposes, functioning of municipal councils, elections, ethics, and professional conduct , contract management, work relations , extra-contractual liability, remuneration of elected municipal officers)
  • Litigation (insurance, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)

Education

  • Licentiate in Law (magna cum laude), University of Ottawa (2012)
  • Bachelor of Social Studies in International Development and Globalization (cum laude), Université d'Ottawa (2012)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Sept-Îles) (2012 to present)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Rôles, relations et responsabilités de l’officier municipale en bâtiment et en environnement et du directeur municipal au quotidien, formation donnée pour l’ADMQ
  • “Keeping municipal business in order”, a training session delivered to municipal elected officials for FQM
  • Acting ethically and responsibly as a municipal elected official, a mandatory training session for FQM
  • Author of numerous articles on municipal law published since 2015 in a variety of publication (Municipal and Environment Juriclip published of Cain Lamarre, Le Scribe (ADMQ) magazine, and Québec municipal magazine)
  • Research assistant for a course on immigration law, University of Ottawa

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chair, board of directors, Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Duplessis (since june 2016) and member (since june 2014)
  • Membre du conseil d’administration à titre de représentante de la Côte-Nord de l’Association des Jeunes Barreaux de Région

Distinctions

  • Recipient, merit scholarship awarded by the faculty of civil law at the University of Ottawa
  • Listed on the University of Ottawa Dean’s Honor Roll, Civil Law Section, for academic excellence