Charlotte Servant-L’Heureux

Charlotte Servant-L'Heureux

Charlotte Servant-L'Heureux


Charlotte Servant-L’Heureux joined Sylvestre Painchaud et associés as a lawyer in 2019. Me Servant-L’Heureux practises in civil litigation in various fields and had the opportunity to participate in several class actions in human rights, consumer rights, and financial services law.

Me Servant-L’Heureux is a member of the Pro Bono Committee of the Young Bar Association of Montreal. She was also a member of the board of directors of the Underwater Activities Federation of Quebec.

Me Servant-L’Heureux pursued graduate studies at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. After her studies, she completed an internship at the legal office of an international organization and was a legal counsel in strategic litigation for several months at Lawyers Without Borders Canada.


Year of admission to the Bar: 2018

Advanced LL.M. in Public International Law, University of Leiden

LL.B. in Civil Law, Université de Montréal

B.A. in International Studies, Université de Montréal

Class Actions

Short-term car rentals to young drivers (16 to 24 years old)

In the short-term car rental industry, it is common practice to discriminate against drivers aged 16 to 24 years (hereinafter "young drivers"). Such discrimination against young drivers could be in the form of: (1) charging additional fees, (2) the refusal to lease them certain vehicle models and (3) the outright refusal to lease them any model of vehicle;

Class Action Against CI and AIC

This class action alleges that CI, AIC and CIBC Asset management allowed frequent short term market timing transactions in some of their funds, such transaction having the effect of diluting the return of ordinary long term investors.

Completed Class Actions

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