Lauréanne Allen

Key practice areas
Corporate and Commercial Law, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Services, Real Estate Law, Financing

Lauréanne Allen is a paralegal in the Corporate and Commercial Law group. She plays an active role in mergers, acquisitions and tax and corporate reorganizations. Among other things, she drafts documents for incorporations, organizations, amendments, continuances, amalgamations, dissolutions, rollovers, estate freezes and other share-related transactions. She also assists in preparing closing documents, contracts and resolutions pertaining to the purchase and sale of assets. She reviews and ensures proper keeping of corporate records.

In addition, Lauréanne assists lawyers with financings. She helps draft agreements and other documents, performs due diligence searches in various computerized registers, and publishes various movable security interests. During due diligence, Lauréanne performs searches in various computerized registers, including the register of personal and movable real rights, the Québec land register and court dockets, as well as with various organizations (the federal Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, the Federal Court of Canada), to provide the information needed to analyze the transaction and draft a diligence report.

Business successions and transfers

  • Lavoie & Pleau inc. (a sports clothing manufacturer)
  • Multi-Services Roy inc. (a tube and pipe laser cutting company)
  • Salon Albert Rochette & Fils inc. (a funeral home)
  • Maison La Récolte (an intermediate resource seniors’ residence)
  • Les Pères Nature inc. (a grocery store)

Business purchases and sales

  • Sale of a minority interest in Les Équipements d’Érablière C.D.L. to Groupe BMR inc.
  • Sale of Casavant Frères Ltd.
  • Sale of port facilities located in Anse au Foulon at the Port of Québec


  • The Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec and National Bank of Canada relating to current asset joint financing for RPAO s.e.c. and its subsidiaries
  • National Bank of Canada, the Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec and Farm Credit Canada relating to financing for Coop Avantis
  • Acquisition and financing of a poultry farm in New Brunswick for one of Québec’s largest agricultural groups
  • Certificate, Contemporary Education, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), 2013
  • DCS, Paralegal Studies, Cégep François-Xavier Garneau, 2012