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Andrew House Ottawa Lawyer

Andrew House

Counsel Fasken
Andrew helps clients see inside government, showing them the factors that drive decision-making and the path to successful outcomes.
Jurisdiction Nova Scotia, 2004 | Ontario, 2003
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Ottawa, Toronto

Andrew House practises in the areas of Government Relations and Political Law with a focus on the impact of national and cyber security considerations in federally-regulated industries and transactions

Andrew has extensive experience in regulatory affairs and policy development, with prominence on national security as it intersects with business. Andrew advises clients seeking a better understanding of the expectations of government for corporations in the protection of critical infrastructure and safety of citizens. He also advises on political law compliance, including lobbyist registration.

For almost a decade, Andrew served as a senior advisor to federal ministers of Justice, Immigration, and Heritage. Most recently, Andrew served as Chief of Staff to successive Ministers of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness, dealing with a range of safety and governance issues across victims’ rights, borders and trade, security and intelligence, and policing policy.

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  • LLB Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University
  • BA Dalhousie University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario (2003-present)
  • Member, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (2004-present)
  • Member, Foreign Investment Review Committee, Canadian Bar Association (2018-present)
  • Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute (2018-present)

Speaker Doing Business with Blacklisted Companies Toronto Symposium (9th Edition) location location Toronto, ON


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