The Court of Appeal of Quebec upholds dismissal of class action on the merits for loss of personal information
Laure Bonnave is a lawyer specializing in commercial insurance litigation, more particularly professional liability, product liability and cybersecurity.
Her career path, which has taken her from Réunion Island to Lyon, via Paris and Montreal, has provided this young and dynamic lawyer with unparalleled personal experience. Driven by her thirst for learning, Laure enjoys being confronted with new challenges and having to answer complex legal questions.
Often described as a lawyer with an iron fist in a velvet glove, Laure always strives to obtain the best for her clients. Her diplomacy and cooperative nature are important assets of her personality that she employs in her practice.
Laure holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Université Jean Moulin Lyon, where she subsequently completely a master’s degree in business law. She also holds a Master 2 degree from the Université Panthéon-Assas in Paris. Her master’s thesis focussed primarily on new legal issues regarding securitization and trusts. Finally, she earned a Master of Laws from McGill University after writing a thesis on the lessons to be learned from the subprime crisis in the United States (“Les leçons à tirer suivant la crise des subprimes aux États-Unis”).
Laure has a litigation practice in all areas of insurance, including professional liability, directors and officers liability and construction law as well as an extensive experience in defamation matters. She has pled before Quebec lower courts and the Court of appeal.
Laure also acts as privacy counsel ("breach coach") in the event of cybersecurity incidents, such a data or privacy breach. In her practice, Laure has advised clients on over 40 cyber incidents in recent times, including high profile and complex incidents, both locally and globally. She advises clients on compliance with all federal and provincial privacy and data management laws.
When Laure is outside of work, she dedicates as much time as possible and as her schedule permits to a cause that is particularly close to her heart, the Women’s Centre of Montréal.
Laure is a member of the following organizations:
Insurance & Reinsurance