McMillan LLP Expands Its Commercial Real Estate Group In Montréal
Three new hires bolster McMillan's Commercial Real Estate Group in Montréal, Québec 

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November 2018

McMillan LLP has added three new firm members as it continues to build out its Commercial Real Estate Group in Montréal.

Sonia Rainville, hired as partner and Émilie Therrien and Ève Lalancette, hired as associates, were added to the commercial real estate team as part of McMillan’s continued commitment to strengthen its market presence in Québec.

“We are very pleased that Sonia, Émilie and Ève have chosen to join our Montréal Office, as we continue to pursue strategic growth in this market. The addition of these new firm members complements the depth and breadth of our commercial real estate practice and they will strengthen the foundation we have built in the Québec real estate market” says Charles Chevrette, Office Management Partner. “As the demand for our services in the commercial real estate industry increases, expanding our team was critical to meet the legal needs of our current and future clients.”

These new members are considered key building blocks in McMillan’s strategic plan toward being a leading firm in the Québec real estate market.

  • Sonia Rainville brings over 25 years of experience counselling companies and institutions with the acquisition, development and financing of real estate properties. She gained a wide range of expertise advising clients for the creation of large condominium projects, including residential, commercial and mixed-use properties; she also assists her clients with the development and financing of senior housing, as well as with the development of vacant sites or redevelopment of existing properties. For Sonia’s complete bio, please click here.

  • Émilie Therrien has experience assisting local and international organizations with every aspect of purchasing, selling and financing of their real estate assets and projects. She also participates in the growth and development of Montréal’s real estate industry, being involved with CREW Montréal and the Canada Green Building Council – Québec Chapter. 

  • Ève Lalancette supports her clients by assisting them with their real estate financing, leasing, sales and acquisitions projects. Her clients benefit from her strong sense of analysis, organizational skills and her determination to pursue efficient and innovative solutions. After obtaining her law degree and being admitted to the Québec bar, she completed an internship at the Ministère de la Sécurité publique. For Ève’s complete bio, please click here.

McMillan's Commercial Real Estate Group has the depth of resources and experienced legal talent to meet the needs of the clients with any transaction, regardless of size or complexity. We deliver unparalleled expertise to execute complex real-estate transactions effectively and efficiently. We serve a full range of organizations including financial institutions, investors, commercial and retail tenants, developers, property owners and managers.