Geneviève Bertrand

Geneviève Bertrand

Senior Associate
Montréal: 514.868.5604
Toronto
Fax 514.868.5700

Education

LLB/BCL, 2007
McGill University
BA (Hons), 2000
McGill University

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2007 Ontario, 2014

Overview

Geneviève Bertrand's practice focuses on corporate/commercial litigation, class actions, broker/dealer litigation and regulatory matters as well as food and drug regulatory law. Geneviève has been involved in a wide range of actions in various areas including product liability, breach of contract, statutory claims, mass tort and negligence. She has represented clients in the banking, pharmaceutical, energy, retail, accounting, medical, forestry and tobacco sectors. Geneviève also regularly provides advice to multinational corporations regarding consumer protection legislation and language requirements for doing business in Québec. Geneviève has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Québec, before the Superior Court of Justice and an administrative tribunal in Ontario, in the Federal Court and in commercial arbitrations.

Geneviève is fluent in French and English.

Geneviève is based at Torys in Montréal and works regularly in the Toronto office.

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Professional Involvement

Geneviève has been a guest faculty member at the Notre Dame Law School’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program. Before joining Torys, Geneviève practiced at another major Canadian law firm and worked as an investigator in insider trading and market manipulation for the Québec securities regulator, Autorité des marchés financiers.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal
  • Defense Research Institute - DRI
  • Lawyers Without Borders Canada