Keith Rose > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

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Keith Rose draws on a practical background in the IT and telecommunications businesses, with more than a decade of prior experience as a software developer and project manager, as well as a deep interest in the interfaces between law and technology in the real world, to identify and resolve legal problems. Keith advises clients on a range of technology and communications law issues including privacy and anti-spam compliance, intellectual property, e-commerce, and regulatory issues and acts for clients on a variety of transactions including licensing, procurement, and outsourcing.


Ontario Bar, 2013


Keith is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association.


Keith received his B.Sc. (with Hons.) from the McGill University in 1993 and his M.Sc. from Queen’s University in 1997, both in Physics. He received his JD, with an option in Law and Technology, from the University of Ottawa Law School in 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Telecoms

(Rising stars)

Keith RoseMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault‘s team handles a full range of telecoms work, from high-value transactions to bespoke regulatory matters and complex litigation. The disputes group in particular is routinely involved in market-leading cases, a recent example of which was its representation of Bell Canada and the NFL in a closely-watched case at the Supreme Court of Canada. Toronto-based practice head Grant Buchanan has extensive experience in broadcast and telecom regulation and financing. Counsel Keith Rose, who has a background as software engineer, specializes in technology and communications law. Satellite carriers, mobile and fixed wireless networks, cable operators, and other service providers are also among the core client base. Peter Grant retired in April 2020.