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Meet our speaker Prof. Geneviève Saumier

Prof. Saumier is the Peter M. Laing Q.C. Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University. She is a recognized expert in private international law, Professor Saumier’s research focuses on consumer law, the resolution of international disputes and cross-border class actions. Her papers on private international law and on consumer arbitration have been cited many times by the Supreme Court of Canada. Beyond these subjects, Professor Saumier also teaches law of civil liability, mediation and civil procedure.

At the conference on 17.03.2022 on she will be reflecting on the work undertaken for the edition of her book with Prof. Hans-W Micklitz on the enforcement and effectiveness of consumer enforcement. - there is still time to register by visiting our conference website.

Prof. Saumier is also an elected Titular Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and of the American Association of Private International Law, she is also a member of the board of the Office de la protection du consommateur since 2012. She was appointed co-rapporteur for the judgments convention project at the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

Geneviève Saumier was awarded the Paul-André-Crépeau Medal by the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch, in November 2016, for her distinguished contributions to legal science. In 2020, she was appointed a Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Scholar.

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