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Céline Legendre

Céline Legendre

Partner, Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 514.904.8108



Céline is a partner in the firm’s National Litigation group, based in Montréal. Céline’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, including class actions, product liability, corporate and securities litigation, directors’ and officers’ litigation, shareholders’ remedies and professional liability. Céline’s practice also focuses on competition and antitrust issues.

Céline has appeared before a number of courts of first instance and appeal courts, as well as certain administrative and regulatory boards, representing clients in a variety of industries, including technology and aerospace.

    • Represented a major Canadian Financial Institution on all aspects of a privacy breach including interaction with the regulators
    • Hydro Québec - defence of two class actions related to administrative fees and the implementation of a new billing system
    • La Société des casinos du Québec Inc. - defence in various litigation related to operations
    • Acted for financial institutions in various class actions, complex litigation and enforcement issues
    • Acted for public issuers in the context of regulatory investigations, multijurisdictional class actions commenced under provincial securities statutes 
    • Acted for various clients in multijurisdictional class actions related to chocolate products, electronic books, various automotive products, rubber chemicals, various computer chips, optical disk drives and hydrogen peroxide
    • Acted for various clients for issues related to alleged deceptive marketing in the context of investigations and litigation

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Class Actions; Litigation - Corporate Commercial
  • Benchmark Litigation Canada: Recognized in Dispute Resolution (Future Star)

  • Board member of Nature Conservancy Canada (Québec) since 2016

  • Nature Conservancy Canada – Vice-Chair of the Regional Board (Quebec)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Barreau du Québec

  • L’Art de l’interrogatoire en chef, The Advocates Society, Montreal, October 12, 2018.