Fabienne Racicot Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2018 - Québec


Primary office:  Montréal


Areas of expertise:


Fabienne Racicot

Fabienne Racicot joined the Gowling WLG team as a summer law student in 2017. She holds a bachelor of laws from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and completed professional training at the École du Barreau in 2018. She is currently articling in Gowling WLG's Montréal office.

Over the course of her academic career, Fabienne was involved in her community as a volunteer for Pro Bono Students Canada. She also served as coordinator and member of the executive committee at her university's legal clinic, as well as treasurer and board member.

During her studies, Fabienne also interned with a judge of the Québec Court of Appeal for several weeks.

As a result of her excellent academic performance, Fabienne has earned several accolades, including a spot on the 2016-2017 Honour Roll and the Dean's Award, both from UQAM's Faculty of Political Science and Law. She has also received an award from the Canadian Bar Association (Constitutional Law).

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      De Grandpré Chait Award
    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Fondation Claude Masse Award
  • 2018

    • Community
      April 2018
      Treasurer and board member at UQAM’s Legal Clinic - Montréal, Québec (2017-2018)
    • Education
       2018
      Université du Québec à Montréal, LLB
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2018
      Year of Call, Québec
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Honourable mention for outstanding academic performance while completing a bachelor of laws degree
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      Honour Roll of the Faculty of Political Science and Law - UQAM 2016-2017
    • Community
       2017
      Administrator at UQAM’s legal clinic
    • Community
       2017
      Coordinator and member of the Executive Council at UQAM’s Legal Clinic - Montréal, Québec
    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      The Canadian Bar Association Award, Quebec division, for receiving the highest grade in Constitutional Law class
  • 2016

    • Community
       2016
      Research assistant at Greater Montreal Community Justice Centre (PBSC) - Montréal, Québec (2015-2016)
    • Community
       2016
      Law clerk at the Greater Montreal Community Justice Center (Pro Bono Students Canada) (2015-2016)
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
       2015
      UQAM’s Faculty of Political Science and Law Dean’s scholarship for obtaining the highest R score among all first-year law students
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      Diploma of College Studies (DEC), Social Science from Collège de Maisonneuve