Mireille Fontaine

Mireille Fontaine


Recognized since 2013

Montréal, Quebec

Practice Areas

Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice

Venture Capital Law

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Co-head of the Corporate Finance and Foreign Investment and International Growth groups, Mireille Fontaine is recognized for her audacity, legal and business acumen and efficiency. Mireille helps our clients achieve and exceed their most ambitious objectives. Working primarily in private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and securities laws, she specialized in cross-border transactions namely between Canada and the U.S. She has become an advisor to international players looking to do business in Quebec and Canada, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries.

With over 25 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and commercial law, she provides a full range of business advice to corporations and institutional investors. She frequently represents important players in implementing alliances, joint ventures and limited partnership agreements as well as in all matters related to fund formation.

Mireille is a member of BCF’s Governance Committee. She is also a board member of Questerre Energy Corporation (TSX, OSE: QEC) as well as a member of the Environmental. Social Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee of Questerre. Her expertise is recognized in numerous prestigious national and international legal publications, such as the Best Lawyers in Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Lawyers World Wide magazine, Who's Who Legal, Who's Who International, Lawyer 100 Canada and the Expert Guides.

Contact & Links
  • 25th Floor
    1100 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
    Montréal, QC H3B 5C9
  • English
  • French
Bar Admissions
  • Quebec, Barreau du Québec

Headquarters: Montréal, Quebec

38 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Venture Capital Law

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