Alongside Laurent Geelhand, Geneviève Labbe leads the Paris office and manages the French team in the UK. Geneviève is a senior client relationship manager and is instrumental in making sure that businesses across the EU, particularly in France, Belgium and the Netherlands are aware of the latest legal competition and commercial litigation developments.
Prior to joining Hausfeld, Geneviève worked in the third-party funding industry for seven years where she was responsible for managing cases and developing portfolios for high value and complex litigation in the UK, Europe and the US. Due to her expertise in the field of third-party funding, she was asked to assist the Canadian Civil Justice Counsel in developing and implementing regulations for litigation funding.
Geneviève began her career in Canada, where she practiced law for over ten years at a leading Canadian law firm. She specialised in complex negotiation and dispute resolution between major professional organizations and the government.
She is a key contact for European truck clients and she also utilises her financial background to advise institutional and multinational companies on financial and securities litigation.
Geneviève is a French native, and a fluent English and Spanish speaker.
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards
Hausfeld won the 'Innovation in legal expertise - Dispute resolution' award at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2018 for our work on the Trucks cartel in the Netherlands. Hausfeld, in conjunction with Transport en Logistiek Nederland (TLN), the leading truck trade association in the Netherlands, approached TVM to fund a mass claim by truck owners against manufacturers after the announcement of European Commission cartel fines for price-fixing. Genevieve was part of the team working on this case.
LL.B., Law Laval University
LL.M., Health Law and Professional Negligence
Quebec Bar, 2002
Author of "Guide de déontologie appliqué aux avocats en entreprises" - Maison du Barreau, Wilson & Lafleur, 2008
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World Law Congress 2019 - 19-20 February, Madrid