Bérène François


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Bérène François practices in labour and employment law, focusing mainly on labour relations and occupational health and safety matters. She advises and represents a wide range of employers, both in unionized and non-unionized workplaces, offering strategic solutions to the complex challenges they face.

She is particularly interested in various aspects of labour relations and employment, such as:

  • disciplinary measures and dismissals
  • human resource management, including hiring, performance and termination
  • absenteeism management
  • corporate policies
  • occupational injury claims
  • labour standards application
  • human rights.

Prior to joining BLG, she worked for a major Canadian company as labour and employment counsel in its legal department. She has provided broad strategic advice and has appeared before the Tribunal administratif du travail and arbitration courts.

Beyond Our Walls

Community Invovement

  • Chair, Board of Directors, The Greater Montréal Legal Clinic

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2020
  • JD, Université de Sherbrooke, 2019
  • LL.B, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2019
  • Certificate, Occupational Health & Safety, Université de Montréal, 2016