Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Privacy & Data Protection Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded privacy and data management group, serving a broad client base in the digital marketing space on privacy and anti-spam issues. Substantial experience acting on big-data initiatives. Also offers Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) expertise, and assists with regulatory concerns, data processing and security incidents. Regularly mandated by high-profile private sector organisations to advise on data governance and contentious privacy issues.


The team is recognised by market commentators as “experts in the field who are devoted to privacy issues and have a lot of connections to private sector organisations.”

The group also receives praise from clients for being “responsive, knowledgeable and engaged counsel.”

Notable practitioners

The "forward-thinking" Adam Kardash is a distinguished authority in the high-stakes privacy and data management space. He is widely sought after to represent clients on regulatory investigations and security breaches. Commentators identify him as a pragmatic problem solver and remark that he is "an undoubted leader in his field."