Sophie Courville

Sophie Courville-Le Bouyonnec

Associate, Litigation and Insolvency & Restructuring

Contact Information

tel: 514.904.8193



Bar Admission

Québec, 2020

Ontario, 2021


Queen Mary University of London, LL.M.

Queen's University, J.D.

Université Sherbrooke, LL.B. 


French, English

Sophie is cross appointed to the Litigation and Insolvency & Restructuring Groups. Her litigation practice covers all stages of litigation and dispute resolution, with a particular focus on class-action defence and commercial law. She is involved in various matters under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) as part of her insolvency and restructuring practice.

Sophie regularly appears before many levels of court on behalf of clients from a wide range of industries. She holds a civil law degree, a common law degree as well as a master’s degree in international business law. During her studies, she won an award for best factum at the national Laskin Moot Court Competition and acted as a law clerk for a judge of the Superior Court of Québec.

Prior to joining Osler, Sophie practised litigation at an international law firm specializing in professional liability and insurance law.

    • Xebec Adsorption Inc. and its US and Canadian affiliates in their restructuring proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 15 proceedings under the US Bankruptcy Code

  • First Place – Best Factum, Laskin Moot Court Competition (2018)
  • Senator Frank Carrel Upper Year Scholarship (2017)
  • Excellence Scholarship, Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (2016)
  • Dean's List, Sherbrooke University (2015, 2016 & 2017)

  • Board Member of VertCité, a not-for-profit organization that manages and implements urban environmental projects to create a green and active living environment for the Montréal community
  • Member of the Competitions Committee of the Bar of Montréal

  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Bar of Montréal
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montréal
  • Advocates’ Society