As an expert in competition law, economic governance, and civil liability within the traditions of civil and common law, Pierre Larouche is a full professor in law and innovation at the Faculty of Law at the Université de Montréal. A graduate from the law faculties of McGill University, the University of Bonn, and Maastricht University, Mr. Larouche has been a full professor in competition law at Tilburg University, in the Netherlands, since 2002, where he notably co-founded the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), a world-leading research centre in economic governance. Over the course of his academic career in Europe, Mr. Larouche also developed and established an innovative undergraduate program, the Bachelor in Global Law, at Tilburg University. Furthermore, he taught at the College of Europe in Bruges, and was a visiting professor at several universities in America (Northwestern, Pennsylvania), Europe (Sciences Po, Bonn), and Asia (Singapore).
Prof. Larouche has published some sixty monographs, articles, and scientific contributions, and his work, which has been cited by the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, informed the electronic communications and competition policies adopted by the European Commission.
In addition to his private law practice, he served as law clerk to the Honourable Charles D. Gonthier of the Supreme Court of Canada. Prof. Larouche also participates in the activities of the Public Law Research Centre (CRDP) and the Centre of the Law of Business and International Trade (CDACI). Additionally, he contributed greatly to the “Innovation, Science, Technology, and Law” doctorate option launched by the Faculty in the fall of 2017.