Caroline Cassagnabère

Caroline Cassagnabère

Portrait

Throughout the years, Caroline has developed a strong experience in the field of legal research. In 2011, she received a Ph.D. in Civil Liability from the Université de Rennes 1, in France. She has also taught several civil law courses while preparing her Ph.D. thesis. Afterwards, Caroline joined the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law at McGill University as a postdoctoral researcher.

Today, she uses her skills and creativity to assist our team in class actions and litigation cases, through research, drafting of opinions and procedures, and through analysis and management of documentary evidence.

Before joining the team, Caroline practised civil and commercial litigation with a general practice firm and completed her professional articling at a major regional firm.

Mandates

  • Support of experienced litigators in the defence of a telecommunications company in a class action;
  • Presentation before the Court of several motions in cases regarding construction law and professional liability of architects and engineers;
  • Legal representation of private individuals in various civil and administrative law cases, including in the context of actions against a municipality and tax authorities;
  • Legal opinions for a financial institution, an insurance company and a telecommunications company on various issues, such as the scope of the right to access information, suspension of prescription, and the jurisdictional objection in the context of a class action.