Christine Ing > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Information Technology


Christine heads the firm’s National Technology Group and co-heads its Fintech Group. Christine’s practice focuses on commercial transactions involving technology, data and intellectual property. She is frequently sought in relation to digital transformation and collaborative innovation deals, involving novel technologies (including AI and blockchain). In the past several years, Christine has increasingly focused on data driven commercial arrangements that involve bilateral data sharing, data licensing, big data analytics and AI. She has had over two decades of experience in a wide variety of complex commercial arrangements having technology at their core, including outsourcing, systems and software acquisitions, systems and software development, licensing, various ASP and SAAS arrangements, complex services agreements and distribution/reseller agreements. Christine regularly acts for major Canadian financial institutions and other Fortune 500 companies.


Prior to joining McCarthys, Christine was a partner and co-head of the Information Technology group at another major Canadian law firm


Christine is a member of IT.CAN (Canadian IT Law Association), the ITechLaw Association and the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Technology

(Leading individuals)

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McCarthy Tétrault has a strong track record undertaking technology transactions across a wide range of sectors, such as aeronautics, life sciences, biotechnology, software and hardware. It also provides a ‘high level of experience and expertise‘ in relation to digital transformation projects, machine learning, fintech and data protection. Christine Ing is a leading name for advice on a range of emerging technologies. Charles Morgan and Daniel Glover coordinate the cyber/data group from Montréal and Toronto respectively. In a notable mandate, Morgan and Glover led a large multidisciplinary team which acted for the six most systemically important domestic banks on the preparation of a submission to the Quebec National Assembly committee assessing Quebec’s Bill 64, which looks to modernize Quebec’s privacy regulatory regime. Also notable is that Ing and associate Michael Scherman advised Shoppers Drug Mart on its C$75m strategic investment in virtual healthcare provider Maple Corporation. Barry Sookman, who is a key contact for technology-related litigation, has ‘decades of deal experience that is invaluable at the negotiating table‘. George Takach is noted for his finance and M&A expertise. In Montréal, Véronique Wattiez Larose focuses on M&A, private equity and ongoing business matters for technology clients.