Ms. Caroline Harnois is a member of the Family Law, Personal Law and Estate Law team. Her practice is focused on all aspects of family and estate law, which comprises private international family law, including international child abduction.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Harnois worked as a lawyer with the Children, Person and Family Law team at The Hague Conference on Private International Law in the Netherlands, where she developed an expertise in extraterritorial conflicts and the application of international conventions, in particular regarding international child abduction, recovery of maintenance abroad, intercountry adoption and international protection of children and vulnerable adults.
- Université de Montréal, LL.B. 2000
- Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2002
Professional AssociationsCanadian Bar Association
Association des avocats et avocates en droit de la famille du Québec
Association internationale francophone des intervenants auprès des familles séparées (AIFI)
Professional Activities and ExperienceMember of the Family Law, Elder Law, Will, Estates and Trusts, and International Law Sections of the Canadian Bar Association
Volonteer at the SAGE (Service d’avocats de garde en matière familiale)
President of the Board of Directors of the Centre de la Petite-Enfance La Garde-Amis
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