Mireille Fontaine

Mireille Fontaine

Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon s.e.n.c.r.l/LLP

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
  • 1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 1300
    Montréal, QC H3B 0E6
  • English
  • French
Bar Admissions
  • Quebec, Barreau du Québec

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Venture Capital Law


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