Professor Lachance is a law teacher at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) law school. She is particularly interested in animal law in a comparative perspective. Besides her course « Animals and the Law in Quebec », she currently teaches courses in civil matters and international private law. She is the director of the International Research Group in Animal Law (IRGAL), a group she as recently created at UQAM. Professor Lachance is also a member of the editorial committee of the Private Law Dictionary/Dictionnaire de droit privé of the Quebec Research Centre for Private and Comparative Law attached to University McGill.