Emmanuelle Rolland - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Emmanuelle Rolland

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015
Phone: 514-954-3145

Partner in BLG’s Montreal office. Acted in defence in more than thirty-five class actions, particularly in the fields of telecommunications, consumer protection, product liability, health law and banking law. Vast experience in the settlement of class actions. Also acted as plaintiff lawyer in the landmark decision Marcotte v. City of Longueuil regarding the use of the proportionality criterion at the certification stage.

Representative work:

  • AIC Funds (Portland Investments) in a class action involving market timing allegations.
  • Bell Canada in a class action involving early termination fees and 30-day deactivation fees for landline telephone service.
  • Bell Mobility in a class action involving late payment charges.
  • Bell Mobility in a class action involving early termination fees for wireless service.
  • Bureau en Gros (Staples, Inc.) in two class actions dealing with extended warranties.
  • Royal Bank of Canada in the class action resulting from the Earl Jones Ponzi scheme.
  • Association québécoise d'établissements de santé et de services sociaux (AQESSS) in several class actions involving recalls and patient rights.
  • A class action in which a director is held personally liable for allowing a contestable transaction.
  • Often called upon to give conferences and has published many articles on class action.

    Université de MontréalLL.B 2002
    Class Action Section, Canadian Bar Association, Québec Division

    Office Location

    1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
    Suite 900
    Montréal, QC H3B 5H4

    Practice Areas

    Class Action Litigation

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