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Karen Joizil


Karine Joizil is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault's litigation group in Montreal. His practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation and medical liability litigation.

She has extensive experience in the areas of class actions, injunctions, health and life sciences contract disputes, access to information and privacy. She represents clients working in various sectors of economic activity before the courts and administrative tribunals.


Karine has advised and represented health professionals, medical clinics, pharmaceutical companies, interprovincial rail transport, telecommunications and manufacturers in complex litigation and class actions. Ms. Joizil has chaired the board of directors of the state-owned company Recyc-Québec since 2016.

Karine is a lecturer at the Montreal training center of the École du Barreau du Québec, where she has been teaching public and administrative law since 2005. In addition, she acts as a panelist for training sessions organized by the Plaintiffs' Society.

Karine holds a law degree from the University of Montreal in 1999 as part of her training, she obtained a certificate of initiation to French law with honors. She also holds a specialized graduate degree in public administration obtained from the National School of Public Administration in 2011. In 2019, she completed the certification in governance from the College of Corporate Directors of Laval University. .

Karine was called to the Quebec Bar in 2001 and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association where she sits on the Equality Committee.

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