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Our Students

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.

Marie-Hélène Lyonnais

Marie-Hélène joined IMK in 2019 as a law student. She completed her studies at McGill University in the winter of 2020, where she works as a research and teaching assistant for different professors, both in public and private law. Throughout her studies, Marie-Hélène has worked for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, volunteered with the Mobile Legal Clinic and participated in the Laskin Moot Competition.

Marie-Hélène is currently completing her Quebec Bar School and will then join the office of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer at the Supreme Court of Canada, as a law clerk for the year 2021-2022.

She will join the IMK team in the summer of 2022 as a lawyer, where she wishes to be involved in a variety of files with a particular interest in class actions, civil liberties and administrative law.

Marie-Hélène Lyonnais

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.