About Sabbagh & Associé Inc.


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Sabbagh & Associé Inc. is a law firm that has been established in Montreal since 1987. Having a vision internationally, the firm has worked mainly in real estate, corporate and general civil. International trade mandates have multiplied throughout the past 35 years, which enabled the firm to develop a wide open mind and a sharp expertise about different cultures as well as different ways to make a country the other. We therefore, retaining our independence, several strategic alliances worldwide with other law firms, allowing us to have access to a wealth of insider information.

The contribution of the firm to protect the rights of domestic and foreign customers, for both local mandates in Quebec than elsewhere, has been consistent and has continued to grow.


To be true to our original vision and to meet the growing needs of our clients, our firm has built through the years a reputation both nationally and internationally. To do this, our team is affiliated with numerous duly authorized by the professional lawyers in their respective countries and offering comprehensive services involving a range of practice areas of law and business.


We are a passionate team, dynamic and innovative research professionals who share the same values to join our team. If you wish to apply for one of the jobs listed, please send your curriculum vitae to the following email address: reception@sabbagh.ca

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  •  Admission to the Bar : Quebec: 1987
  • Training :
    – 2022 – Doctor of Laws (LL.D.): UdeM
    – 2003 – Master of Business Administration M.B.A.: ESG
    – 1985 – LL. L: UNIVERSITY Ottawa
    – 1982 – BA Political Science: UQAM


Me Paul Sabbagh


Mr. Paul Sabbagh founded the Sabbagh & Associé Inc. law firm in 1987. His expertise include litigation in civil law, real estate law, commercial and tax law.

Mr. Sabbagh is well versed with the in’s and out’s of litigation, even in the most complex cases. He has helped establish Sabbagh & Associé Inc. as one of the best litigation law firms in Montreal. Whether litigating commercial cases in international law related cases or litigating commercial transactions before the Quebec courts, Mr. Sabbagh has seen it all. Additionally, he has a particularly strong track record for cases involving disputes at the firm.

In addition, he is a lecturer at the University of Montreal and co-author of LegisPratique – Code de procédure civile annoté 2020, author of “La responsabilité civile judiciaire“, published in spring 2023, by LexisNexis.

He represents clients before all civil courts of Quebec and before the Supreme Court of Canada;

    • Languages: French, English, and Arabic.


– Referee commercial litigation
– Development of international trade structuresExcellent knowledge of the culture of the Middle East and the countries of Europe so that he is able to offer international law services to people looking for legal representation in the East, West and North America. To date, Mr. Sabbagh has developed a business network that spans the globe and represented several clients related to international cases;

Strategies planning expertise both in litigation as commercial business. (Specialized in business expansion and opening of new markets);

Needs assessment, strategic plan development, organization alignment with business strategy, internal and external environment analysis, implementation and monitoring;

Experience in joint venture, technology transfer, licensing, distribution and franchise agreements.

– Appeals and judicial review
– Mandates in professional liability, civil and commercial litigation
– Mandates in international law and recognition of foreign judgments
– Arbitration and dispute resolution mandates
– Estate and trust litigation.


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  • Admission to the Bar : Versailles: 2021 | Quebec: 2011 | Algeria: 1999
  • Training :

    – 2022 – Doctorate in International Law (LL.D.) – UQAM
    – 2019 – Graduate Program in International Administration – ENAP
    – 2008 – Master in Business Law – UDEM
    – 2007 – D.E.S.S. in international law – UDEM
    – 2006 – Certificate in Translation – McGill
    – 2004 – Teaching license in a foreign language – Faculty of foreign languages – Algiers
    – 1995 – LL.L – Faculty of Algiers

Me Yasmina Boukossa


Yasmina Boukossa has been practicing as a lawyer in dispute related cases with the Sabbagh & Associé Inc. law firm since 2011. Her areas of expertise include litigation in civil law, property law, and international law.

Ms. Boukossa is also in charge of cases related to labour law (labour standards, labour code and cases that fall under 47.2. As well, it can be argued that Ms. Boukossa is one of, if not the most experienced immigration lawyers in Montreal. Helping establish Sabbagh & Associé Inc. as one of Montreal’s best immigration law firms for new arrivals and people looking to emigrate to Canada to turn to for legal matters.

    • Spoken and written languages : French, English, Spanish and Arabic.


– Representations before all judicial and administrative bodies of Quebec as well as with the Canadian Federal Court.
– Mandates in labor law ;
– Mandates for international law ;
– Mandates in immigration law.

Member of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal.
Membre of the Société québécoise de droit international.
Member of the Canadian Council on International Law.

– Public and administrative law mandates
– International law mandates and recognition of foreign judgments
– Appeals and judicial review
– Civil and commercial litigation


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Me Niyukuri, Sabbagh & Associe profile
  • Admission to the Bar : Montreal, 2023
  • Training :
    – 2024 – Masters in International Law – in progress
    – 2022 – Quebec Bar
    – 2019 – LL.B. – Université de Sherbrooke

Me Nattacha Niyukuri


Me Niyukuri joined our team as an articling student in 2023. She obtained her law degree from the Université de Sherbrooke in 2022, and was admitted to the Quebec Bar the following year.

Throughout her career, Ms. Niyukuri has been involved with the organization Soutient aux familles réfugiées et immigrantes de l’Estrie and the Bureau d’Aide Juridique International de l’Université de Sherbrooke. She also played a prominent role in the Concours de plaidoirie en droit de l’immigration, where she and her team qualified for the semi-finals in oral argument and reached the finals for the writing of the brief. She also played a key role as a founding member of the Association des Étudiants.e.s Noir.en Droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke. This contribution demonstrates her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal field.

    • Spoken and written languages : French, English and Kirundi.


The areas of law in which Me Niyukuri specializes – family law, human rights law, real estate law and immigration law – cover a wide range of legal issues of importance to individuals and families.


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Me Niyukuri, Sabbagh & Associe profile
  • Training :

    – 2020 – in progress – PhD in Public International Law (UQAM)
    – 2019 – Master 2 Droit du patrimoine culturel (University of Lille)
    – 2018 – Master 2 Public Law (University of Lille)
    – 2017 – Master 1 – General Public Law (University of Wroclaw)
    – 2016- Law degree (University of Lille)

Ms. Yasmina Azi


Ms. Yasmina Azi joined Sabbagh & Associé, Inc. in 2024. Her training has led her to develop a broad knowledge of international public law, with a particular focus on human rights. She specializes in cultural rights and freedom of thought, conscience and religion. Yasmina Azi is currently conducting research into cultural heritage law and collective security in international law, with a view to obtaining a doctorate in law.

    • Spoken and written languages : French, English, and Spanish.



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Valérie Kouangue Djapa, Sabbagh Associé profile
  • Training :

    – 2022 – Immigration Canada (CRCIC) – EAP CRIC
    – 2020-2021 – Certified Canadian Immigration Consultant – Herzing College
    – 2013 – MBA in Accounting Finance Audit – Ecole Normale Supérieure d’Enseignement Technique (ENSET)

Ms. Valérie Kouangue Djapa


With a degree in accounting and management, Ms. Valérie KOUANGUE DJAPA has several years’ experience in this field. A product of diversity and passionate about immigration issues, Valerie is registered as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant with the Canadian Immigration Consultants Regulatory Council (CRCIC) and with the Quebec Registry of Immigration Consultants.

    • Spoken and written languages : French and English


Valerie is also an active volunteer in a number of not-for-profit immigrant-serving organizations.


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