About Nathalie Boutet

Called to the Ontario bar in 1991

Nathalie Boutet is an experienced Family Law lawyer, Mediator and certified Family Enterprise Advisor™ skilled at providing unique strategies and out-of-court results to the complex human, legal and financial matters related to separation or divorce within businesses and family enterprises.

Formerly a partner at one of Canada’s leading family law firms before starting her own practice in 2012, Nathalie continues to offer her services in complex legal and financial matters. She is among a handful on the “go-to” list in Ontario for businesses and family-owned enterprises.

Committed to the practices of out-of-court negotiation and Collaborative Law, Nathalie is also an accredited Mediator with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation.

She guides her clients during the difficult emotional and financial process of separation with a confidential, results-oriented approach that provides many short and long-term benefits. Nathalie’s years of practice and life experience have refined her strength and sense of fairness, and she believes everyone should be able to face the future with confidence.

Nathalie is also a pioneer in the field of Neuro Family Law©, the integration of law with the science of the brain and the psychology of negotiation. She helps legal professionals better understand and work with their clients, and other professionals, with the aim of enabling a less painful experience for separating families.

A popular public speaker and subject matter expert, Nathalie educates people on topics related to negotiation, leadership and communication.

Nathalie is also a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court. She is the Chair of the Toronto Collaborative Law Association after serving on that Board in several capacities since 2013.

Nathalie obtained her Civil Law Degree from Laval University in Quebec 1988 and her Common Law Degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1989. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991.

Fluent in English and French, Nathalie has a daughter and enjoys a wide range of outdoor activities including downhill skiing, biking, hiking and ice hockey.



Featured in the Women’s Post as one of Canada’s top business women.


Recognized as a ‘Lawyer making history’ by the Law Society of Upper Canada.


Received the Award of Distinction by the Association of French speaking jurists of Ontario.

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