Lawyer - Quebec City
Miriam Robitaille is a member of the commercial law team of Langlois lawyers practicing in its Quebec City office, primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, real estate and infrastructure.
Miriam advises on a variety of business law matters, mainly with regards to the purchase and sale of businesses, the negotiation of commercial agreements in a transactional context and shareholders relations.
She has advised and represented a diverse range of real estate actors, from municipalities in development projects with promoters to real estate companies regarding a wide range of commercial and industrials transactions, as well as tenants and landlords in their negotiations of commercial lease agreements.
Miriam has previously been a member of the legal department of one of the largest electricity companies in the world, where she concluded several major transactions in the energy field and advised multi-disciplinary teams on the legal aspects of several projects throughout their various development and constructions stages.
Miriam has also represented franchisee and franchisors in various aspects of their businesses, from drafting franchise agreements and shareholders’ agreements to the sale and acquisitions of existing franchises.
LL.B., Université Laval, 2011
Areas of Practice
Retrospective 2018 | 10 Successes for Langlois’ Transactional Group
In 2018 Langlois was the law firm of choice of several major organizations for their mergers & acquisitions-related transactions. The transactional group at Langlois assisted important groups of businesses as well as foreign multinationals with several major projects, including strategic acquisitions, financings and equity investments. It was an interesting and active year rich in challenges for Langlois’ transactional group!
Negotiation and Drafting of a Letter of Intent (LOI)
Advised and assisted a real estate promoter in negotiating the purchase of a mixed-use property in the Quebec City area.
Retrospective of Langlois’ 10 Most Representative Mergers & Acquisitions Mandates of 2017
The expertise of Langlois lawyers in the areas of technology, transportation, intellectual property, labour law, Northern development, environmental law and real estate law was called upon in several major and impactful mergers and acquisitions files that the firm handled in 2017.
Condo Hotel: Proposed Acquisition of a Majority Interest in a Condo Hotel
Langlois lawyers assisted a hotel operator with its due-diligence investigation and discussions in connection with the proposed acquisition of the majority of the units in a condo hotel. The transaction was not completed in light of the risks identified during the due diligence process.
Advised on and negotiated the development and sale of wind-energy projects
Represented a major U.S. real estate company in over 40 acquisition and expansion projects in Canada
Represented a European telecommunications company in a major project in the information technology sector in Quebec
Represented a number of Asian corporations in connection with the acquisition of hotel complexes in Quebec
- 2018 – Revisiting the Dunkin’ Brands Decision in Light of Ontario’s Minimum Wage Increase
- 2017 – Purchasing an Electric Vehicle While Living in a Condominium: Be Sure to Plan Ahead!
- 2017 – The First Regulations Under the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act Are About to Come into Force!
- 2017 – Auto-Generated Juridical Acts: Are Lawyers’ Functions Being Usurped?
2013-2015 – Chair of the board of directors of Laval University’s Rouge et Or triathlon club