François Brochu is a notary, a doctor of law (Université Aix-Marseille III), and a full professor at the Faculty of Law of Université Laval. In addition to directing the master’s program in notarial law, he contributes to the training of land surveyors (Department of Geomatics at Université Laval) and students in urban and property management (Faculty of Administration). His main areas of teaching and research are land registration and property law. He is also co-director of the Revue du notariat. In September 2018, the Minister of Higher Education awarded him the Guy-Rocher Prize, in recognition of his teaching excellence and pedagogical innovation.