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

Work Department

Information Technology


Senior partner in the firm’s Technology Law Group in Toronto. Represents public and private Canadian, US and international technology companies – brings significant value to them in tech company M&A/financing deals (particularly cross border). Deep experience for private and public sector clients leading sophisticated tech commercial/outsourcing/procurement transactions, and solving difficult e-commerce legal challenges, including those involving privacy law and data breach, incident management and litigation. Has a particular expertise in dual track negotiations, and helping the parties achieve win-win deals in relatively short periods of time. Currently particularly active in the following sectors: artificial intelligence, big data, cyber security, healthcare informatics, facial recognition, smart cities, gaming technologies, cryptography, autonomous and connected vehicles, construction tech.


Ontario Bar, 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Technology

(Leading individuals)

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McCarthy Tétrault is consistently considered among the market leaders in every trending segment of the tech market. Indeed, the team excels in corporate, commercial and regulatory work in the areas of fintech, blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity, to name just a few. The technology group is jointly led by Christine Ing in Toronto and Montréal-based Charles Morgan – two of the top technology lawyers in Canada. Ing is among the market leaders in the field fintech, where she acts for major Canadian banks and institutional investors, and Morgan is recognized for his experience of data breaches and incident response. Other names to note in Toronto include M&A and finance specialst George Takach and litigator Barry Sookman, who is rated for his knowledge of IP and IT law. Associate Michael Scherman is making a name for himself in the emerging technologies space.