Amélie Breton

Lawyer
Key practice areas
Insolvency and Restructuring, Financial Institutions and Financial Services Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Civil and Commercial Litigation
Québec Bar 2008

Amélie Breton has many years’ experience in banking law. She represents and advises financial institutions and private lenders in establishing guarantees, enforcing security rights and debt collection, as well as in bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Leveraging her keen listening skills, she quickly identifies clients’ needs and proposes effective, creative solutions. Clients prize her for her understanding and awareness of the latest case-law developments in her practice area. She has excellent communication and negotiation skills and encourages alternative conflict resolution methods whenever possible.

Amélie is also actively involved with younger professionals. She served for ten years on the articling recruitment committee of the firm where she previously practised.

  • Dean’s Honour Roll, Université Laval, 2007
  • Québec Bar School, Priorities and Hypothecs Teacher, 2018-2023
  • Fondation de l’école L’Arbrisseau, Member, 2023-2024
  • Speaker: Développements jurisprudentiels récents – droit bancaire [Recent case-law developments – Bank law], Subprime Loan Management Department, National Bank of Canada, 2023.
  • Speaker: Loi sur la faillite et l’insolvabilité 101 [Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 101], Subprime Loan Management Department, National Bank of Canada, 2018.
  • Speaker: Intervention sur les aspects légaux – Cautionnement, ordre de changement et intégration des arts [Legal aspects – Surety, construction change directives and arts integration], Comité régional des services des ressources matérielles des régions, 2013.

LL.B., Université Laval, 2007