Leyla has over 10 years work experience as a paralegal, of which 5 years spent at the Canadian Department of Justice. She was a key member of the team and worked in both the Regulatory law and Commercial law directorate in several high-profile cases where she acquired a vast amount of knowledge. These files dealt with complex legal issues associated to a high volume of documents requiring the use of legal management databases. She than discovered her passion for Intellectual Property working in the field in Haiti. Her previous legal experience was a great asset to the IP field in Haiti and Leyla is always striving to improve the standard of doing things.


  • Social Sciences, Law Major, Diploma of Collegial Studies (Vanier College)
  • Paralegal Technology, Diploma of Collegial Studies (O’Sullivan College of Montreal)
  • Certificate in Law (University of Montreal)
  • Candidate to LLB Law (Quisqueya University Haiti)


 English, French and Creole.

Personal Interests:

Her passion is kickboxing a sport she has been practicing for over 10 years. She also enjoys running and other activities that force her to get out of her comfort zone.