Recognized since 2021
Professional Malpractice Law
Ms. Rochette is a partner in the Litigation and Conflict Resolution group. She practices primarily in the field of professional liability and insurance.
Ms. Rochette holds a master’s degree from the Université de Sherbrooke in health law and has acquired expertise in litigation in this specific area, and particularly in the professional liability of hospitals and medical professionals. She advises senior managers in the health and social services network on a regular basis, and also represents clients in life and disability insurance litigation.
As a litigator, Ms. Rochette has acquired extensive experience over the years in representing a wide range of clients, particularly insurers and their individual, corporate or professional insureds, in actions brought against them in the civil courts. She has handled a number of large cases involving various areas of the law: firefighting cases, defamation actions against professionals, construction cases in which the parties include members of different professions, and more. She also defends lawyers against professional liability claims, as counsel for the Barreau du Québec’s professional liability fund, and assists professionals who are the subject of disciplinary investigations or in proceedings before their disciplinary committees.
In addition, Ms. Rochette’s practice extends to the education system, covering cases that involve teachers, administrators or members of management, an example of this being actions brought by residents concerning their training program.
Ms. Rochette also represents clients in financial services cases involving the liability of representatives in insurance of persons, brokerage firms, and financial institutions.
Ms. Rochette has always maintained close ties with the academic community. She is regularly invited to speak on subjects in her areas of expertise.
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada™ 2022 for work in:
- Insurance Law
- Professional Malpractice Law
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