Léa Couture-Thériault Partner

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2015 - Québec

Primary office:  Montréal

Léa Couture-Thériault

Léa Couture-Thériault is a partner in Gowling WLG's Montréal office, where she practises in the Commercial Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency Groups, primarily in the areas of real estate and commercial litigation. Her clients include property owners, real estate developers, building managers and condominium corporations.

Léa also acts in cases of dispute resolution between tenants and landlords of commercial buildings. Through her sound advice, she provides solutions regarding the interpretation of a lease, the payment of rent or the performance of mutual obligations under a lease.

Her in-depth knowledge of strata property law also allows her to advise both developers and condominium corporations on the legal issues of large-scale mixed-use real estate projects.

Passionate about the practice of law and understanding the needs of her clients, Léa develops training sessions on strata property law as well as on commercial leasing. She offers these sessions to her business partners to assist them in keeping up with best practices.

Léa practices law in English and French.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2016

    • Education
      McGill University, J.D.
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Québec
  • 2014

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, LL.B.


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • "Les loyers commerciaux et la COVID-19 : lignes directrices pour locateurs et locataires", Québec Bar, October 27, 2021
  • "Quand les baux commerciaux se heurtent à un obstacle majeur", Conference on Real Estate Leasing and Strategy in Montréal, October 6, 2021
  • "Les clauses d'assurances dans vos baux et la notion de sinistre", Strategic Days on Commercial Leasing, May 26, 2021
  • "Vos loyers commerciaux sont-ils protégés en ces temps incertains? Êtes-vous prêt pour la prochaine vague?", Montréal Real Estate Forum, May 13, 2021
  • "Clarity of Communications in Construction Project Management", Concordia University, 2021
  • "Les loyers commerciaux et la COVID-19 : lignes directrices pour locateurs et locataires", Repères, January, 2021, EYB2021REP3210
  • "Recours et clauses d'assurance en bail commercial : Comment bien négocier les clauses de gestion de risque", Strategic Days on Commercial Leasing, 2020
  • "Loi 141 : la nouvelle réalité de la copropriété au Québec", McGill University, 2019