Myriam Brixi

Lawyer / Montréal
Telephone 514 878-5449
Fax 514 871-8977
[email protected]

Profile

Associate

Myriam Brixi practices in civil and commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of class actions, product liability, and insurance law. Ms. Brixi has participated in complex class actions raising important legal issues. The experience she has gained in these major cases has enabled her to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the procedural and strategic aspects of class actions in Quebec. Ms. Brixi is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Class Action Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Québec Branch. 

Moreover, Ms. Brixi represents insurance companies and their insured, in civil and professional liability matters particularly in the construction industry.

Ms. Brixi is actively involved in her community. She was a finalist in the Pro Bono/Social Involvement category at the Young Bar Association’s “Tomorrow’s leaders” gala and sits on the Citizenship and Charter Committee of the Canadian Bar Association, Québec Branch.

Ms. Brixi was called to the Barreau du Québec in 2010 after obtaining a law degree from Université de Sherbrooke in 2008. She also holds a Juris Doctor degree and spent a semester at Université de Rennes I, in France. 

Representative mandates 

  • Represented major financial institutions in class actions alleging price-fixing cartel
  • Represented a major player in the customer loyalty market in a class action on its right to amend the general conditions of the rewards program
  • Represented automobile manufacturers in several product liability class actions
  • Represented a cellphone services retailer in a class action involving the sale of extended warranties
  • Represented a major Japanese company in the Quebec portion of an international class action related to a price-fixing cartel
  • Represented an energy drink company in a class action involving allegations of false or misleading representations
  • Represented clinics in a class action related to accessory fees
  • Represented a chemical products distributor in a class action initiated on behalf of the victims following a legionella outbreak in Quebec City
  • Represented a religious congregation in a class action involving allegations of vicarious liability
  • Represented a seaplane base in a class action related to noise nuisance and neighborhood disturbances
  • Represented a construction contractor in a class action related to sources of nuisance and neighborhood disturbances
  • Represented a zinc refinery in an environmental extra-contractual liability class action 

Professional and community activities 

  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Class Action Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Québec Branch
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Citizenship and Charter of the Canadian Bar Association, Québec Branch
  • Member of the board of directors of the Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Head of the Technology and information committee of the Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Pro Bono legal services given to la Fondation Mira
  • Writer for the Research and Legislation Committee
  • Volunteer with the Small Claims Court's hearing preparation service
  • Volunteer with the Éducaloi Justice workshops program  

Publications

Education

  • J.D., Université de Sherbrooke, 2008
  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 2008
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec
    since 2010

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of Young Bar Association of Montréal
  • Member of Canadian Bar Association 
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