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Youcef  Belrachid

Youcef Belrachid

Summer Student Fasken
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Before entering law school, Youcef completed a DEC in Health Sciences at Marianopolis College. During in Cegep, he was involved in the Model United Nations club (Model UN), where he held the position of Vice President of Fundraising.

Youcef currently works as a research assistant at the Centre de recherche en droit public where he deepens his understanding of the law under the supervision of Mtre Vincent Gautrais. In collaboration with SOQUIJ, he worked on the Lpc.québec project, a free web platform providing access to an annotated Consumer Protection Act. Youcef has also been the research assistant of Mtre Didier Lluelles on the update of the LexisNexis JurisClasseur Québec [chapter on contracts]. Furthermore, Youcef was part of the Pro Bono Québec team in their most recent partnership with the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

In addition to studying, Youcef swam for almost 17 years, allowing him to participate at the highest level of Canadian championship. He also practiced rugby and sailing competitively. Finally, Youcef served as a Surf Rescue Technician on the Ocean City Beach Patrol in Maryland for two consecutive year prior to joining Fasken.

  • Dean’s List, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal (Winter and Fall 2015)
  • Dean’s List, Marianopolis College, every eligible semester
  • Health Science Honour Roll, Marianopolis College (2014)
  • RSEQ Academic Excellence Award, Marianopolis College (2013)


  • Civil Law University of Montréal

Community involvement

  • Volunteer, Pro Bono Student Canada (since 2015)
  • Vice President of Fundraising, Marianopolis Model UN (2013-2014)
  • Volunteer, Fédération de natation du Québec (since 2006)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (since 2016)
  • Parachutist, Canadian Sport Parachuting Association (CSPA) (since 2015)
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