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Jessica Harding

Jessica Harding

Associate, Litigation


Contact Information

jharding@osler.com

tel: 514.904.8128

Office

Montréal

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Québec, 2013

Education
  • Université de Montréal, J.D.
  • Université de Montréal, LL.B.
  • Université de Montréal, M.Sc.
  • Université de Montréal, B.Sc.
Language(s)
English, French

Jessica is an associate in the Montréal office. She has completed her Juris Doctor and bachelor’s degrees at the Faculty of Law at Université de Montréal. She obtained her bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences and her master’s degree in pharmacology from the Faculty of Medicine at Université de Montréal. Jessica’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, including more particularly consumer class actions, product liability litigation, arbitration and international private law. Jessica has appeared before the Access to information Commission of Québec, various arbitral tribunals, the Court of Québec, the Superior Court of Québec and the Québec Court of Appeal.

    • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., in connection with an authorization request to bring a product liability class action.
    • Amex Bank of Canada and Toronto Dominion Bank, in a proposed class action alleging the breach of section 230 c) of the Consumer Protection Act.
    • La société des casinos du Québec Inc., in a proposed class action alleging breaches to the Consumer Protection Act.
    • Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited, in connection with its appeal from the first instance judgment rendered regarding two product liability class actions.
    • Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited, before the Québec Superior Court and the Québec Court of Appeal, in relation to its defence against two class actions regarding product liability.
    • Trans Union of Canada Inc. in various proceedings before the Access to Information Commission of Québec.
    • A major electronics manufacturer, defending against claims brought by consumers pursuant to the Québec Consumer Protection Act.

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Member of the organizing committee of the Women of Distinction Awards, by Montréal's Women's Y Foundation