Johanne Baril is a paralegal in Gowling WLG's Montréal office. She specializes in the real estate, financing and financial services sectors.
In her work, Johanne performs diverse tasks pertaining to Québec’s Land Registry, drafts short reports, participates in the drafting of acts, and sees to their publication in the various offices of publication of rights in Québec.
She performs verifications in cities, municipalities and school boards. Johanne also performs searches in other government registers such as: the Québec enterprise registrar (Registraire des entreprises du Québec), Industry Canada’s database, the register of personal and moveable real rights of Québec, the securities registration system of the Bank Act, the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada, as well as perusing civil litigation, statutory, penal and criminal registers, and the Federal Court of Canada's appeals and first instances registers. She participates in the production and publication of registrations in the register of personal and moveable real rights of Québec, and also drafts reports on search results in the above-mentioned registers.
Johanne has been a member of the Montréal business law group since January 2006. Before that, she worked with lawyers specializing in real estate, corporate law and succession law. She has been a member of Gowling WLG since September 1972.