Marie Diane Ngom

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Associate

Marie Diane Ngom is a member of the Labour and Employment Law as well as Litigation and Dispute Resolution groups. Before joining Lavery, she completed her articling and began her career at a large regional firm where she primarily practised insurance law and civil and commercial litigation.

Marie Diane holds a master’s degree in business law from Cameroon, and is pursuing doctoral studies at Laval University. Ms Ngom is a rigorous lawyer who stands out for her excellence in legal analysis and her human approach. During her studies, Marie Diane was very involved with her peers and the university community. She has served on the boards of Desjardins and St-Vincent de Paul Society, and has volunteered for the Legal Information Office. These commitments have earned her a two-year consecutive Leadership and Sustainability Scholarship.

Publications

  • Co-author, “Commentaire sur l'arrêt Golzarian c. Association des policières et policiers provinciaux du Québec – Sanction de l'abus de procédure : un rappel de l'équilibre entre le droit d'être entendu et le droit à la paix judiciaire, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, February 2022 EYB2022REP3405
  • Co-author, “Commentaire de la décision Ville de Longueuil c. Théodore – La diffamation : une limite à la liberté d'expression,” Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, July 2020, EYB2020REP3112
  • Contributor – Maurice Tancelin and Daniel Gardner with the collaboration of Frédéric Levesque, Jurisprudence commentée sur les obligations, 12th edition, Montréal, Wilson & Lafleur, 2017
  • “Commentaire de la décision Dion c.  Charette – De la présomption de responsabilité du fait de l’animal (art. 1466 C.c.Q.),” Commentaires des décisions de justice, Repères, Éditions Yvon Blais, 2017

Lectures

  • "L’intervention d’un avocat auprès de son témoin en cours d’interrogatoire", November 2019
  • "Les bénéfices de l’implication durant un séjour d’études à l’étranger", September 2016

Distinctions

  • Leadership and Sustainable Development Award in the field of Social/Humanitarian Leadership, 2018-2019
  • Prix d'excellence du Bureau d'information Juridique of the Université Laval, awarded to the best volunteer team that has distinguished itself by the quality of its research and its involvement.
  • Leadership and Sustainable Development Award in the field of Social/Humanitarian Leadership, 2017-2018
  • Winner of the Thomson Reuters editorial competition (Yvon Blais Editions)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval, 2018

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Administrator, International Festival DANSEncore, since 2022
  • Administrator, Caisse Desjardins of the Université Laval, 2016-2019
  • Administrator, Société St-Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Lecture Marie Guyart, 2014-2018
  • Member of the Commission des affaires étudiantes of the Université Laval, 2014-2016
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