Ian Rose is a partner in the Montreal office of Lavery, de Billy, where his practice is focused primarily in the fields of insurance law, civil and commercial litigation and class actions. He specializes in complex litigation involving products liability and professional liability including directors’ and officers’ liability. He is also frequently requested to provide insurance coverage opinions and advice, and to act on behalf of insurers in coverage disputes.
In addition to acting as defense or coverage counsel, Mr. Rose also provides strategic advice and acts as monitoring counsel in complex matters which often involve multiple jurisdictions. He has been involved as well in the drafting, adaptation and interpretation of specialty risk insurance policies including those designed for directors and officers and financial institutions.
Mr. Rose has also been involved in arbitrations and mediations in various fields, including insurance, products liability, construction and intellectual property matters.
Mr. Rose is listed in The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory and in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of product liability and insurance.
He received his BCL from McGill University in 1971, and is a member of the Quebec, Canadian, American and International Bar Associations, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), and the Defense Research Institute.