Anaïs Kadian

Anaïs Kadian

Portrait

Anaïs is part of the firm’s litigation team. She has been involved in various cases ranging from real estate and commercial law to employment law and class actions. After completing studies in both Quebec civil law and Canadian common law, Anais worked as an attorney for the Superior Court of Quebec Research Service, providing legal opinions which have been followed and applied on a number of occasions by judges.

Her diverse experiences have allowed her to combine her research, writing and advocacy skills in several fields of practice, providing effective and innovative solutions to her clients. Anais is also invited on an annual basis as a guest lecturer at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, as part of a class given by a judge of the Superior Court.

Finally, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Information Clinic at McGill since 2010, and has served as the Legal Information Clinic’s Executive Director from 2010 to 2011.

Mandates

  • Represented clients before various tribunals in civil litigation files, particularly in cases relating to commercial and residential leases, hidden defects, the partition of undivided co-ownership and copyright law;
  • Represented clients in estate litigation and personal law files, including will contestations, marriage annulment and homologation of protection mandates;
  • Implied in a number of consumer law class action cases. See the recent decision : Option consommateurs v. Meubles Leon ltée, 2017 QCCS 3526;
  • Completed mandates for housing NGOs and cooperatives in files relating to landlord-tenant issues, construction defects and neighborhood disturbance cases;
  • Negotiated contracts and settlement agreements in real estate and employment law.