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Privacy lawyers Éloïse Gratton and François Joli-Coeur join Osler’s privacy and data management practice in Montréal

by HR Law Canada

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP has announced the addition of privacy law practitioners Éloïse Gratton and François Joli-Coeur to their national Privacy and Data Management practice group.

The two will serve as partners based in Montréal, with Éloïse Gratton and Adam Kardash co-chairing the practice.

“Éloïse and François significantly bolster the breadth and depth of our national privacy and data practice,” said Adam Kardash, Co-Chair of the Privacy and Data Management practice group and National Lead at AccessPrivacy. “Data is now a critical business asset for our clients. Our new partners’ extensive and wide-ranging experience strengthens our firm’s capacity to help clients navigate the growing array of privacy, legal, ethical, and reputational risks in today’s complex data environment.”

Éloïse Gratton

Éloïse Gratton is nationally recognized as a leading privacy law practitioner in Canada, ranked Band 1 by Chambers Canada in Privacy & Data Management. She advises corporations across various sectors on privacy compliance, crisis and risk management, security incidents, ethics, and data governance matters related to personal information management. Additionally, she represents clients in privacy regulatory investigations.

“I am thrilled to be joining forces with the leading privacy team in Canada,” Gratton commented. “I look forward to co-leading with Adam the largest group of lawyers in Canada focusing exclusively on privacy and data management.”

François Joli-Coeur

François Joli-Coeur, recognized as “Up and Coming” by Chambers Canada, advises both Canadian and international clients on privacy and data protection legislation compliance. He has assisted organizations of all sizes in designing and implementing comprehensive privacy compliance programs and advises on anti-spam law, consumer protection requirements, and privacy considerations related to advertising technology, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing.

“We’re very proud to welcome Éloïse and François to Osler to enhance the firm’s offerings to clients in the privacy space, both in Québec and across Canada,” said Sandra Abitan, Managing Partner of Osler’s Montréal office. “Every day, clients across the country are seeking our assistance on increasingly complex privacy and data management issues. Éloïse and François help cement our firm’s national footprint and capacity to address our clients’ needs in this rapidly growing area.”

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is a law firm with offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver, and New York, advising clients on a wide range of domestic and cross-border legal issues.

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