Lana Rackovic

Key practice areas
Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Private International Law, Internal and Regulatory Investigations, Compliance and White Collar Defence, Constitutional Law, Financial Institutions and Financial Services Law
Québec Bar 2019

Lana Rackovic is a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. She advises and represents organizations and businesses in an array of civil and commercial disputes relating to administrative and constitutional law, access to information, banking law, competition law, consumer protection, as well as in class actions, at trial and on appeal.

Lana regularly advises clients on the compliance of their activities, operations and business practices. She also helps defend businesses and individuals in administrative investigations.

Before joining the firm, Lana worked for the federal government and as a research assistant for the Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism at McGill University.

She practises law in English and French, and also speaks fluent Serbian.

As part of her practice, Lana:

  • advises a financial institution on the compliance of orders issued in connection with extraordinary remedies;
  • advises and represents a technology and social media company in connection with civil liability suits and extraordinary orders;
  • represents clients and businesses in connection with administrative investigations by regulatory authorities;
  • represents financial institutions and corporations in class actions involving competition and consumer law;
  • represents a telecommunications business in a lawsuit brought by a competitor;
  • participated in representing associations of judges before their respective compensation committees;
  • represents an administrative judge in an investigation before the Conseil de la justice administrative;
  • advises telecommunications enterprises in regulatory matters and on the compliance of their commercial practices;
  • participated in representing a group of judges regarding the constitutionality of article 35 C.C.P. before the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Canadian Bar Association, Vice-President of the Constitutional and Human Rights Law Section, since 2021
  • Young Bar of Montréal, Member, since 2019
  • Co-speaker: Les règles de droit international privé applicables aux tribunaux administratifs du Québec : les enseignements récents de la Cour suprême du Canada dans l’affaire Sharp (2023 SCC 29) [The rules of private international law applicable to Québec administrative tribunals: recent teachings of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Sharp case (2023 SCC 29)], Journées stratégiques Droit disciplinaire et droit administratif, Open Forum Ouvert, Montréal, April 10, 2024.
  • Co-speaker: Revue de la jurisprudence de l’année 2022 en droit constitutionnel [Case law review of the year 2022 in constitutional law], Canadian Bar Association, Constitutional and Human Rights Law Section, Montréal, April 21, 2023.
  • Co-speaker: Développements récents en matière d’accès à l’information [Recent developments in access to information], Langlois Knowledge, webinar, January 19, 2023.
  • Co-speaker: Revue de la jurisprudence de l’année 2021 en droit constitutionnel [Case law review of the year 2021 in constitutional law], Canadian Bar Association, Constitutional and Human Rights Law Section, webinar, April 12, 2022.

B.C.L/LL.B., McGill University, 2019

M.Sc., Université de Montréal, 2015

B.Soc.Sc., University of Ottawa, 2013