My approach exemplifies flexibility, listening and an open, inclusive management style, emphasizing multidisciplinary teamwork that fosters planning, identifying priorities, implementing strategic plans and risk management.
Mtre Sabine Altier has significant in-house counsel experience. She favours an analytical approach structured within a strategic vision, so as to identify the issues and assess the risks. She also has experience in the deployment of products and services in strategic collaboration with management.
In 1987, Sabine joined Montreal Trust (Scotiabank Group) where she specialized in corporate and commercial law, trusts, pension plans, institutional portfolios, asset custody, registrar of securities, real estate, financing and acquisitions. In 2000, she became senior legal counsel and head of legal affairs for the Province of Quebec for the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank), a position she held for 16 years.
Sabine has since focused her practice on commercial law by outsourcing her services to companies, which led her to work on Canada-US international trade matters from 2016 to 2018, as well as M&A and major engineering projects, among others. Sabine has been providing in-house support to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2018, amongst other mandates, where she worked on the establishment and launch of various technological platforms related to aviation safety, CORSIA carbon emissions offsetting, MRO secondary market and other services dedicated to the airline industry, various dashboards and financial services relating to the payments and settlement industry, with an emphasis on data processing, intellectual property and regulatory aspects.
Before joining Delegatus, Sabine was in private practice for two years during which she worked on in-house and traditional mandates in the fields of corporate and commercial, engineering and Canada-US international trade law. Sabine began her legal career at Byers Casgrain (now Dentons).