Education and Bar Admission
- Called to the Quebec Bar, 2009
- Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws, McGill University, 2008
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, 2003
Areas of Practice
- Civil and commercial litigation
- Professional disciplinary law
- Class actions
- Product liability
- Access to information
Julia Pomeroy has a degree in Civil Law and Common Law from McGill University and was called to the Quebec Bar in 2009. She is currently a research lawyer in commercial and civil litigation as well as in construction and professional disciplinary law.
Julia has represented syndics of various professional orders before disciplinary councils, in particular regarding violations for non-compliance with professional standards.
Julia’s diverse experience also includes matters relating to consumer law, manufacturer’s liability, banking and fraud law, as well as insurance, in both general litigation and class action cases. She has acquired further experience in health law and access to information.
Prior to practicing law, Julia earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. She joined Sarrazin+Plourde after beginning her legal career in a large national law firm.
In addition to her experience in professional disciplinary law, Julia actively participated in the defence of various clients in several class actions, particularly in insurance, consumer protection, civil liability and product liability, such as:
Defending financial institutions in class actions filed under the Consumer Protection Act with respect to credit card fees.
Defending and settling a claim for additional living expenses arising out of the 1998 ice storm on behalf of one of the 19 insurers named in the lawsuit.
Obtaining the dismissal of a motion for authorization to institute a class action against an automobile manufacturer pursuant to the Consumer Protection Act for allegedly faulty odometers.
Defending and settling a class action filed against 12 hospitals for damages allegedly resulting from wait times for radiation treatment following a lumpectomy for breast cancer.
Conferences and Publications
- Julia Pomeroy and Marc-André Grou, “Common enough? Recent judgments from Quebec Court of Appeal suggest a more liberal approach to commonality requirement” in Class Action Defence Quarterly, 7:1 (September 2012).
- Caroline Matte and Julia Pomeroy, “Les demandes d’accès l’information abusives: qu’en est-il?" (Annual Conference of the Association sur l’accès et la protection de l’information, delivered in Québec, 21 April 2010).