Maya Angenot

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Maya Angenot

Maya Angenot

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Biography

Maya Angenot practises in all areas of civil and commercial litigation, including transnational disputes, with a particular interest in pharmaceutical class actions, as well as business ethics and anti-corruption matters. In this regard, Ms. Angenot is a member of our firm’s life sciences and healthcare and technology and innovation teams.

In the course of her practice, she has acted for major corporations, financial institutions and insurance companies in complex legal disputes before Quebec courts and in matters involving the representation of reporting issuers in insider trading and continuous disclosure investigations by the Autorité des marchés financiers (Quebec’s securities commission).

Before joining our Montréal office, she clerked with Mr. Justice Claude Champagne of the Quebec Superior Court. Ms. Angenot is a regular contributor to the Canadian online legal magazine Slaw.


Professional experience

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LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science, 2010
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2008
B.A., McGill University, 2003

  • New York State Bar 2008
  • Quebec 2011

Ms. Angenot is currently acting or has acted for the following clients: 

  • Sanofi-Aventis in a multijurisdictional class action relating to epinephrine auto-injectors
  • Symantec Corporation in a multijurisdictional class action relating to computer security software
  • SNC-Lavalin in successfully resisting challenge to the jurisdiction of the Quebec courts, including a motion alleging that Quebec was not an appropriate forum, in a $3-million claim alleging fraud on the company with respect to its operations abroad
  • A Canadian company in obtaining injunctive relief in relation to an arbitration dispute with a foreign state
  • A Greek national in a claim on proceeds from the sale of a Liberian ship that had been arrested in Nova Scotia and sold by judicial order of the Federal Court of Canada; the subsequent proceedings before the Quebec courts involved a jurisdictional challenge made by the Greek national also seeking ownership of the proceeds
  • A major Canadian engineering firm on issues relating to government procurement and business ethics and anti-corruption laws and regulations
  • Pfizer Canada Inc. in a multijurisdictional class action relating to the use of hormone replacement therapy
  • Procter & Gamble Inc. in a multijurisdictional class action relating to the use of Fixodent
  • Bayer Inc. in two proposed class actions relating to pharmaceutical products

 

  • Gualtieri-Doran Scholarship, Faculty of Law, McGill University
  • "Product Liability," Life Sciences in Canada, 2nd Edition, March 2019
  • "Canada," in International Civil Procedure, 2nd ed., Christian Campbell, editor (2016).

  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Citizenship and Charters legal education program
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal 
  • American Bar Association