LAWYER & MEDIATOR
AND LABOUR MATTERS
A SERVICE THAT EXCEEDS YOUR EXPECTATIONS
SERVICE IN FRENCH, ENGLISH & ITALIAN
Vanessa Fontana has been a lawyer since the year 2000 and is an accredited mediator in family, civil, commercial, and labour matters.
After joining prominent Montreal law firms, she was employed by one of the six largest Canadian banks, where she practiced corporate and commercial law, in addition to corporate governance and regulatory compliance. For over ten years, she provided counsel and drafted numerous policies and procedures on the bank’s behalf as well as for its numerous subsidiaries, including small, medium, and large corporations, both privately and publicly traded.
At the same time, and for more than five years, Me Fontana also acted as the manager of a legal team, and was later manager of yet another team responsible for regulation and inspection for a federation in the agricultural sector, specifically a non-for profit union.
Throughout the years, she developed a good business acumen focused on the practical perspective. She operated in various fields of the law, hence becoming a generalist in highly regulated environments.
As a manager, she conducted several major projects. She managed numerous delicate cases and developed strong skills in negotiation, communication, coaching, and conflict resolution.
Because of her empathetic nature and good listening skills, her years of practice led her to a strong interest in conflict resolution.
She participated in numerous training sessions and was involved in cases that allowed her to perfect her skills in conflict resolution, coaching, family mediation, in addition to civil, commercial, and labour mediation.
A strong believer in efficient access to justice, Me Fontana decided to open her own practice by continuing to provide her expertise in corporate and commercial law as well as in mediation.
With Me Fontana, you are assured to be in the presence of an accessible person and to benefit from an efficient and professional process.
Me Fontana is accredited to facilitate an amicable settlement of all aspects resulting from the interruption of a couple’s common life.
Me Fontana is accredited to accompany parties going through a conflict, disagreement, difficulty, or dispute, before or during a judicial recourse, reach an amicable settlement that corresponds to their needs and interests.
Me Fontana is available to guide you, help you with your files, for coaching, or when time and/or resources are lacking for corporate legal services.
WHAT IS MEDIATION?
Mediation is a non-judicial, dispute-resolution mechanism that offers parties to come to a mutually beneficial agreement to their conflict, disagreement, and dispute with the help of an impartial and accredited mediator.
DEALING WITH A CONFLICT?
By entrusting your file to Vanessa Fontana, you are assured to have an accessible person at your service and benefit from an efficient and professional process.