Lawyer - Montréal
Lana Rackovic is a lawyer in the litigation group in Langlois Lawyers’ Montréal office.
As part of her practice, Lana advises and represents organisations and companies on an array of issues and civil and commercial disputes, including administrative and constitutional law, access to information, banking law, competition law, consumer protection, as well as in class actions.
During her studies, Lana worked as a research assistant for the Peter MacKell Chair on Federalism. She has also been a teaching assistant in constitutional law at McGill University. Prior to her law degree, Lana earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and communication and a master’s degree in political science where she focused on minority rights within the European Union. She has also worked in the federal government sphere. She studied in Ottawa, Montréal and Paris.
Lana practises law in French and English. She is also fluent in Serbian.
B.C.L/LL.B., McGill University, 2019
M.Sc., University of Montréal, 2015
B.Sc.Soc., University of Ottawa, 2013
Rankings & Recognitions
Master’s Scholarship, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture, 2014-2015
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2013-2014
- 2021 – A step towards the right to be forgotten: a developing story
- 2021 – Does settlement privilege apply when settling a dispute with a public body?
- 2021 – Peace, order, good government and… climate change: the Supreme Court articulates the constitutional doctrine of the national concern
- 2020 – International jurisdiction of Quebec courts in matters of contractual interpretation: the Court of Appeal rules
- 2020 – The Quebec Court of Appeal recognizes the right to publish a Mareva injunction
2020 – “Aggregate Damages in Quebec Competition Class Action : Solving the Paradox”, co-authored with Vincent de l’Étoile, Colloque national sur l’action collective, Développements récents au Québec, au Canada et aux États-Unis, Service de la qualité de la profession, Barreau du Québec, Volume 480, Yvon Blais Editions, 2020, p. 55.
2020 – “Commentaire sur la décision Partner Reinsurance Company Ltd. c. Optimum Réassurance Inc. – La compétence internationale des tribunaux québécois en matière d’interprétation contractuelle” (Case comment – Partner Reinsurance Company Ltd. v. Optimum Réassurance Inc. – The international competence of Quebec Courts in terms of contractual interpretation), co-authored with Élisabeth Lachance and Lana Rackovic, Repères, EYB2020REP3079, June 2020 (PDF in French only).
Since 2019 – Member of the Young Bar of Montréal