Caroline Harnois
Partner

Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P.

1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 4000
Montréal, QC H3B 4M4
Phone: (416) 877-2972
Fax: (514) 871-8977
E-mail: charnois@lavery.ca
 
 
 

Caroline Harnois is a member of the Family, Personal 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. Ms. Harnois also took part in international negotiations meetings, organized and conducted training sessions for lawyers, judges, civil servants, and representatives of other international organizations, and worked towards the implementation of conventions. She was also invited in several countries as a guest lecturer in her areas of practice. She is listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada directory as a leading practitioner in the area of Family Law, and she is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.


Year Called to the Bar:2002
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