Claudie Fréchette joined the team of Fasken during the winter of 2016 as she was completing the third year of her Bachelor’s of Law degree, Co-op Program, at the University of Sherbrooke. Throughout this program, she was on the Dean’s List in each year of her studies and she completed a session at the University of Leicester, in England.
Claudie has had various work experiences both on the national and international scale. In particular, she worked as a Research Assistant for Marwah Rizqy, Assistant Professor at the University of Sherbrooke, in the field of Tax law, as well as with a lawyer completing a Doctoral Degree in Competition Law at the University of Zurich. She also completed three internships in corporate legal departments, one for a federal Crown corporation in Montréal and two for a multinational corporation operating in the transportation sector in Zurich, Switzerland.
Having completed the Québec Bar Admission Course in the fall of 2016, Claudie plans to undertake graduate studies in law prior to articling with the firm.
Claudie has volunteered for several social and charitable events and associations, such as the Clinique juridique Juripop, Eastern Townships Division, Lawyers Without Borders Canada and the Confédération des associations d'étudiants en droit civil (CADED).
Aside from her passion for travelling, Claudie devotes her free time to outdoor activities, boxing and cooking.