Sunny Handa > Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP > Montreal QC, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
3000-1 Place Ville Marie
Montreal QC
H3B 4N8

Work Department

Technology; Intellectual Property; Privacy; Communications


Sunny is a Partner and National Practice Group Leader of both the Firm’s Technology group and the Firm’s Communications Law group. He has a substantial practice in mergers & acquisitions of technology companies and also advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters relating to information technology and electronic commerce, intellectual property, communications (telecommunications and broadcasting) and defence.

Sunny also has a very active life sciences/health law practice and has worked extensively for some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and for many biotech companies on a wide array of operational as well as corporate and commercial matters.

Sunny is also the National Practice Group Leader of the Firm’s India Initiative and represents a number of Indian companies doing business in Canada, as well as Canadian companies doing business in India.


Sunny is a professor of law (adj.) at McGill University, where he has been teaching since 1994/95.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Technology

(Hall of Fame)

Sunny Handa – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The dedicated technology team at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP spans across its Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary offices. Clients from all industries entrust the team to handle the full scope of technology law matters, including M&A, commercial transactions and regulatory work. Industry expertise includes defence, transportation, pharmaceutical, financial services, energy, medical devices and telecommunications. The team is also supported by specialists in IP, tax, data privacy, dispute resolution and antitrust. The practice is led by Montreal based expert, Sunny Handa whose vast expertise encompasses outsourcing, e-commerce, data protection, open-source software and licensing. The team was bolstered by the arrival of Robert Tremblay in August 2021.

Canada > Telecoms

Clients across a range of industries entrust the team at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with complex telecommunications matters. Industry expertise includes technology, financial services, communications, automotive and retail, with the group also counting its in-depth knowledge of regulatory issues as a key differentiator. Sunny Handa heads the team from Montreal and has over 25 years’ worth of telecommunications and broadcasting experience.