Mme. Marianne Bastille-Parent

Mme. Marianne Bastille-Parent

Marianne Bastille-Parent graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Licence in Civil Law and a Bachelor's Degree in International Development and Globalization in 2016. Over the course of her undergraduate studies, Marianne maintained a high academic standing, winning a Civil Law Faculty Merit Scholarship for her academic achievements, while actively pursuing her interests outside of The standardized academic context. For two years, she was part of the University of Ottawa Rowing Team, with which she won a silver medal at the Ontario University Athletics Rowing Championships in 2013. In addition, Marianne demonstrated her dedication to the student and community life of her law faculty by acting as the Volunteer Coordinator for Pro Bono Students Canada and the Vice-President of the Research Division for the Lawyers Without Borders Association. Consequently, she received the Joseph P. Dallaire and Cécile Caouette Award for her involvement in volunteer activities.

Pursuing her interest in international law, she competed in the Canadian rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court in 2015, where she received the Major-General Henry Smith Award for the third best oralist, before moving on to the international rounds of the competition in Washington D.C. She also worked as research assistant for Associate Professor Patrick Dumberry, for which she conducted research in the field of international investment law. Marianne is currently working as a Student-at-Law at the Montreal office of the international legal firm Dentons Canada LLP, where she will complete her articling term in 2018. In the meantime, Marianne will undertake graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in private international and commercial law. Upon the completion of her Master's degree, she hopes to use her domestic and international legal education to contribute to the field of international law as a practitioner in a global firm.


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