François Sylvestre


Contact information
Direct line: 819 969-0726
Office: 819 566-4466, poste 309
Fax: 819 565-2891

Diane Godin


Office: 819 566-4466, poste 620

Fax: 819 565-2891

Pascale Dufour


Office: 819 566-4466, poste 503

Fax: 819 565-2891

Member of la Chambre des notaires du Québec





  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Toronto, 1992
  • Notarial Law Degree (D.D.N.), Université de Sherbrooke, 1991
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Université de Sherbrooke, 1990
Areas of practice
  • Business Law
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Security Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Will and Mandate
  • Identity Verification Agent
  • Trust and Asset Protection


Mr. François Sylvestre practices mainly commercial and corporate law and his clients are small or medium-sized businesses located in the Eastern Townships. During his studies, he was awarded numerous prizes and bursaries including le prix de la Chambre des notaires (1990 and 1991), and le prix du Doyen de la Faculté de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke (1990).


  • Member of the Board, Orchestre symphonique de Sherbrooke;
  • President and Member of the Board, Centre de recherche médicale de l’Université de Sherbrooke;
  • Member of the Board, Maison de la famille;

  • Secretary of the Board, Fondation de l’Université de Sherbrooke;
  • Honorary Colonel of the Regiment Sherbrooke Hussars.


  • Lecturer, Faculté de Droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke at the bachelor level and notarial law degree during many years;
  • Lecturer, Professional development courses, Chambre des notaires du Québec;

  • Trainer on the reform of the publication of rights;
  • Trainer during conferences of Réseau PME-Inter notaires on the new Business Corporations Act.


  • David Bilodeau and François Sylvestre, Le développement des affaires et les conventions entre actionnaires. Cours de perfectionnement du notariat (2004) 1 P. du N. 3.

  • Pressure on the Oppression Remedy. Master’s Degree Thesis, University of Toronto, 1992.


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455 King West street, Office 200
Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1H 6E9

Phone:819 566-4466

Fax:819 565-2891

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