During his university studies, Wassim participated in several parliamentary simulations such as those of the European Parliament (SPECQUE) and the Quebec Youth Parliament. These multiple experiences have allowed him to develop listening, analysis and negotiation skills that he puts to good use in the files he is responsible for.
With a dual African and North American culture and a good command of French, English and Arabic, Wassim is involved in international projects within the firm. He contributed to a comparative study of laws in the context of a project in North Africa. All these assets put him in a good position to accompany our clients in their African affairs.
Young, dynamic and enthusiastic lawyer, Wassim is very much appreciated by his clients as well as by his colleagues for his voluntarism, his quality of listening and his professional thoroughness.
For more than 40 years, Jean-Pierre Lannoy has developed all his professional activity through co-ownership in Belgium, France and Quebec. Author of books he has addressed above all the need to develop all useful processes to prevent conflicts in co-ownership. Jean-Pierre Lannoy is a real estate agent and still holds several legal mandates, including that of provisional administrator. He has been a director of many organizations related to the world of real estate, namely the Belgian Association of Trustees and Administrators of Property (ABSA), the Federation of French-speaking Real Estate Agents of Belgium (FEDERIA) and the Center for Real Estate Studies and Training (CEFIM) of which he is the President. The latter is also a trainer with many organizations (CEFIM – FS 323 – EFP IFAPME – HOMEGRADE – CIRE etc.) involved in co-ownership in Belgium. He is also a speaker and editor of numerous articles and books on the challenges of conventional - dysfunctional co-ownership including co-author of the book Les copropriétés en difficultés ; findings and solutions. A member of the Conseil supérieur des indépendants, he focuses almost exclusively on training and the digitalization of training courses dedicated to the world of real estate.
Me Olivier Brane is an honorary lawyer at the Paris Bar and a great specialist in real estate and co-ownership law. Author of books on the Law of co-ownership in France and in Comparative Law of Quebec, he is an expert at the French Institute of Legal Experts I.F.E.J.I, real estate law section. Founder of the information site on energy savings in buildings "www.ecocopro.com", he sits as a director of the association PLANETE COPROPRIETE. Mr. Brane is also a founding member and director of the planet association PLANETE SURELEVATION and the EUROPEAN COUNCIL OF SAFETY. This expert was co-founder of CHALLENGE EXPERTS FORMATION COPROPRIETE IMMO and the Observatoire des Copropriétés Exemplaires Francophones (OBCEF) MONTREAL, BRUSSELS, PARIS. He is co-author with Me Yves Joli-Coeur and Jean-Pierre Lannoy, Judicial expert in co-ownership and syndic (co-ownership manager) provisional and judicial in Brussels of the book Co-ownership in difficulty Constats et Solutions France/Québec/Belgique. He acts as a trainer of the MONITEUR GROUP, FNAIM/ESI, SUPTERTIAIRE, AFAC, FONCIA, CBRE, ESPI, BUSINESS IMMO.
As a paralegal, Hélène Joli-Coeur has specialized in the field of co-ownership law for more than a decade. She is particularly involved in mandates relating to the preparation of meetings of co-owners, the start of new syndicates of co-owners, the implementation of declaration of co-ownership. She assists legal professionals in the updating and analysis of declarations of co-ownership. In addition, she assists directors and managers on various aspects surrounding the management of their co-ownership.
Since 2010, she has been part of the editorial team of Condoliaison, a magazine specializing in co-ownership published by the Québec Co-owners and Manager Association (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ). In addition, Hélène has been a teacher since 2014, as part of the Co-ownership Management program at Cegep St-Laurent. It offers the course "Introduction to co-ownership".
Mathieu joined Crawford in 2009. He has 18 years of experience in the insurance field. First hired as a property and casualty insurance agent, he then became a claims adjuster, an expertise he refined within independent claims adjuster firms. He handles files related to divided co-ownership properties as well as general liability, mainly for files concerning syndicates of co-owners and their administrators. His first experience with a divided co-ownership property was a significant loss (over $750,000), when a dishwasher caught fire in an apartment on the 16th floor of a high-end residential tower. Since then, he has taken interest in the issues divided co-ownership losses entail. In fact, he received training in this area from Emeritus Lawyer Yves Joli-Coeur.
A Laval lawyer, Marie-Josée practices in civil litigation, primarily in co-ownership and housing law. Marie-Josée was called upon very early on in her career to plead her cases which allowed her to acquire ease in front of different courts, such as the Tribunal administratif du logement, the Court of Quebec and the Superior Court.
Yves Joli-Coeur is counsel at Therrien Couture Joli-Coeur. A graduate of the University of Montréal in 1981, he has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1983. He is also a mediator and arbitrator accredited to the Barreau du Québec, a member of Mediation and Arbitration in co-ownership and one of the founders of the Regroupement des gestionnaires et des copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ) Since the founding of this organization in 1999, he has acted as Secretary-General.
In 2009, the Barreau du Québec awarded him the honorary distinction of Lawyer Emeritus (Ad. E.) for his great contribution to the profession and to the law of co-ownership. Me Joli-Cœur is indeed one of the pioneers in this field; he has made it his main field of expertise for many years. He advises and represents many co-owners and syndicates of co-ownership in the defense of their rights.
Me Joli-Cœur regularly collaborates with the media, both in terms of print, radio and television. Its interventions pursue the same objective: to raise awareness among the population and decision-makers of the specific characteristics of life in co-ownership.
A partner since 2012, Julie is co-director for the firm’s civil and commercial litigation sector.
As part of her practice, she appears before the civil courts but also in matters referred to arbitration and mediation. A legal advisor in the areas of transport law and construction law, she helps her clients in all areas of their activities. Julie regularly advises her transport law clients in matters concerning ground transportation of, mostly, goods and merchandise.
Me Julie Banville, avocate
Therrien Couture Joli-Cœur S.E.N.C.R.L
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Fond of legal challenges and debates, Raphaëlle is a member of our litigation team, especially in the area of latent defects. She also practices in the areas of construction law and real estate law.
During her studies, Raphaëlle was able to expand her knowledge by working in different areas, such as in a large financial services firm and an international firm.
She also completed an academic internship with the American-Turkish Council and participated in The Washington Center program, from which she received a bursary from the Department of State Foreign Service. Raphaëlle also has an MBA, which undoubtedly gives her an edge in understanding the issues affecting our business clients.
Her passion, determination and desire to be innovative in her law practice explain why Raphaëlle is a lawyer who is particularly appreciated by both her colleagues and her clients.
Real estate law, particularly the laws of co-ownership as well as administrative, including transportation law, dominate Michel's practice. He also works in civil and commercial litigation.
Michel has pleaded before all civil courts and several administrative tribunals in Quebec; he has been to the Supreme Court of Canada four times, in particular on the Reference regarding Secession of Quebec and twice, as a lawyer of the Quebec Bar, in cases related to litigation privilege and the unauthorized practice of law.