Pascale Dionne-Bourassa has more than 25 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation as well as construction law. She also has a vast experience in defending class actions in a broad variety of industries in claims involving product liability, consumer products, drugs, automotive parts and claims involving alleged competition law violations.
She acts as plaintiff and defence counsel in connection with numerous mandates on behalf of major companies in various fields. Pascale is one of the few lawyers in the province of Québec with expertise in competition law. She has acted as an advisor in the development of competition compliance programs and has represented her clients in inquiries into restrictive business practices and criminal offences.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Pascale was a founder of d3b Lawyers in Montréal, acting in large and complex litigation for private and public organizations established in Québec, Canada or abroad.
Pascale is very active in the legal community and has several leadership roles with the Canadian Bar Association's Québec Branch. She is an administrator on the Board of Directors, as well as a member of the Executive Committees of both the Construction Law Section and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. She is often invited to speak at legal and industry conferences and events on civil litigation, class actions and trial practice.