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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. Generates significant value add for clients across a range of transactions involving IT and related technologies. A trusted advisor to C-Suite decision-makers, as well as entrepreneurs, funders and investors. 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). Very experienced at crafting creative solutions for the different challenges confronting public companies, mid-market private companies, and even select early stage ventures. Deep experience for private and public sector clients leading sophisticated tech commercial/outsourcing/procurement transactions; particularly adept at structuring and running “dual-track” competitive procurements – he helps parties structure and sign win-win deals in relatively short periods of time. Wide and deep experience with all forms of tech procurements, including BPO, infrastructure, cloud, on premise, and various versions of SaaS arrangements. Proficient and efficient at solving difficult e-commerce legal challenges, including those involving privacy law and data breach, incident management and litigation. Currently particularly active in the following sectors: artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, cyber security, healthcare informatics, fintech, legal tech, facial recognition, smart cities, gaming technologies, cryptography, autonomous and connected vehicles, property tech.


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Canada > Technology

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