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Our Students

Henry Coomes

Henry joined IMK in 2023 as a law student. He is currently completing his B.C.L./J.D. degrees at McGill University. During his legal studies, Henry worked as a senior editor on the McGill Law Journal and completed two research assistantships in comparative legal history and privacy law respectively. In his third year, Henry was a student clerk at the Quebec Court of Appeal with the Honourable Stephen W. Hamilton. During his undergraduate and master’s degrees in history, he studied intellectual history and commodity flows in the Atlantic World.

Henry is looking forward to being involved in a wide range of files involving class actions, constitutional law, and commercial disputes.

Marianne Goyette

Marianne joined IMK as a law student in 2022. She is currently completing her bachelor’s degree with a minor concentration in environment at McGill University. During her studies, she was a French senior editor at the McGill Law Journal and worked as a research assistant studying the intersection between property law and sustainable development. Marianne has also completed an internship at the legal clinic of Elder Law Canada, an organization that works to protect the rights and dignity of older persons. For the past three years, she has volunteered with the Indigenous Law Association (ILADA) to organize events to raise awareness on Indigenous law issues in Canada among the student community.

Marianne wishes to be involved in various cases, particularly those involving environmental law, class actions, constitutional law and real estate litigation.

Andrew Hamilton

Andrew joined IMK in 2022 as a law student. He is currently completing his bachelor’s degree at McGill university. During his studies, he volunteered at the McGill Legal Information Clinic as a caseworker. He also acted as Executive Editor and Finance Chair of Inter Gentes, the McGill Journal of International Law and Legal Pluralism. He represented McGill at the Davies Securities/Corporate Law Moot. During his undergraduate degree he was active on the college debate circuit, advancing to elimination rounds while representing the University of Chicago at both the North American Debate Championships and the US Universities Debate Championships.

Andrew is looking forward to being involved in a wide variety of files including class actions, constitutional law and corporate disputes.

Hugo Lefebvre

Hugo joined the IMK team in 2022 as a student-at-law. He is currently completing his law degree at the University of Montreal. Prior to that, he also completed a bachelor’s degree in International Studies at the same university. During his studies, Hugo worked for HocheLégal, a non-profit organization that offers legal services in Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, volunteered at the Centre québécois du droit de l’environnement and completed a research assistantship in international governance. He is involved as editor-in-chief of the Pigeon dissident, the law student newspaper of the Université de Montréal.

Song-Ly Tran

Song-Ly joined IMK in the summer of 2023 as a law student. She is currently completing the B.C.L./J.D. program at McGill University where she writes for the law student newspaper Quid Novi. She also completed a legal internship at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights as part of the International Human Rights Internship Program and previously worked as a Junior Analyst and Chief Intern for a boutique cybersecurity consulting firm based in Montreal. This upcoming year, she will represent McGill at the Warren K. Winkler Class Action Moot.

Song-Ly is looking forward to being involved in a variety of files, particularly those pertaining to class actions, civil litigation, and constitutional law.

Claudia Xavier-Bonifay

Claudia joined IMK as a law student in May 2023. She is currently completing her bachelor’s degree at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). During her studies, she works as coordinator of the Groupe de recherche sur le droit et la consommation and carries out research mandates for professors in the areas of contract law, consumer law and constitutional law. She also represented UQAM at the Laskin national moot court competition, where her team won third prize for best factums. Prior to her legal studies, she worked for various international organizations in the areas of governance, rule of law and access to justice. 

Once she completes her professional training at the Quebec Bar School, Claudia will clerk for the Honourable Yves de Montigny at the Federal Court of Appeal. She will then join the IMK team in the summer of 2025. 

David Xing

David joined IMK in 2021 as a law student. He is currently completing his bachelor’s degree at Université de Montréal where he worked as a research and teaching assistant for a number of professors in public and private law. Passionate about international politics, David cumulated many awards at the Université de Montréal Model United Nations Delegation, where he participated as both delegate and Faculty Advisor, before teaching and leading the Collège Bois-de-Boulogne Delegation for the prestigious National Model United Nations conference. He worked as a student clerk to the Honourable Yves-Marie Morissette at the Court of Appeal. Throughout his studies, he was awarded scholarships and distinctions, among which the University’s recommendation for the Lieutenant-Governor’s Youth Medal.

David will undertake a master’s degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science in September 2021.