Valérie Lafond

Senior Associate

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Valérie Lafond is a member of the Health Law Group in the Montréal office. She acts primarily for healthcare institutions in liability actions against hospitals, before Québec’s courts of first instance and the Québec Court of Appeal, as well as before different professional and administrative tribunals. She has been called upon to practice in the following areas in particular :

  • Professional liability;
  • Bodily injury;
  • In-hospital discipline committees;
  • Consent to care and institutionalization;
  • interpretation of the legislative framework applying to health and social services institutions.

Before joining BLG’s team, Valérie practiced in (civil and disciplinary) professional and medical liability in a national law firm and also practiced civil litigation and insurance law in a boutique firm.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Member, Young Bar of Montreal
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society
  • Graduate, Défi 100 jours de l’Effet A

Community Involvement

  • Director and Secretary, Imago Theatre, since 2019

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2023) of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada (Health Care Law).

Education & Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2011
  • LLM, Université de Montréal, 2015
  • LLB, Université de Sherbrooke, 2010