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Antoine Aylwin Montréal Partner/Associé

Antoine Aylwin

Partner Fasken
We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. (Albert Einstein)
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2003
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Antoine Aylwin’s practice focuses on administrative, civil, commercial litigation and estate law. Clients seek his expertise and he represents their interests in the areas of estate and trust litigation, access to information in documents held by public bodies, protection of personal information in the public and private sectors, in cybersecurity, public and administrative law, disciplinary law, and extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and judicial review. He also assists clients with the application of the Charter of the French Language in Québec.

Antoine appears before different courts and administrative tribunals, and publishes and delivers seminars on privacy and information protection and estate law. He has also produced works on behalf of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

He has overseen preparation of the firm’s recommendations on various subjects such as the application of the anti-spam legislation, requests for references as a potential employer, and research contracts.

Antoine has always been very involved in the legal community and serves on a number of boards of directors. He currently sits on the board of the Barreau du Québec.

  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020
  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 to 2020
  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2020
The Best Lawyers in Canada Named in Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in the area of Corporate and Commercial Litigation
The Best Lawyers in Canada Named in Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in Administrative and Public Law and Trusts and Estates
The Best Lawyers in Canada Named in Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in the area of Privacy and Data Security Law


  • LLB Université de Montréal

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of directors, Collège de Maisonneuve
  • Member of the Board of directors, Éducaloi (2016-2017)
  • Member of the Financing Committee, Ligue National d'Impovisation (LNI) (since 2015) 
  • Member of the Board of directors, Ligue National d'Improvisation (LNI) (2011-2015)
  • Volunteer at the Fondation Montréal inc. (since 2013)
  • Member, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Société de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul (2013-2014) 
  • Member, Governing Board, École de l'Île-des-Sœurs (2014-2015)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, The Advocate's Society 
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Québec Bar (since 2003) 
    • Member, Board of directors (2015-2019)
    • President, Human ressources committee of the Board of directors (2017-2019)
    • Member, Finances and Audit Committee (2018-2019)
    • President, Technology Strategic Initiative Advisory Committee (since 2016)
    • Vice-President, Board of directors (2015-2017)
    • Member, Governance and Ethic Committee (2015-2017
    • Governor, Fondation du Barreau du Québec (since 2015)
    • Congress Organizing Committee (2012-2013)
    • Teacher, École du Barreau (Bar School) (2011-2015)
    • General Council and Executive Council (2010-2011)
    • Professional Training Committee of the Québec Bar School (2005-2009)
  • Member, Bar of Montréal (since 2003)
    • Board of Directors (2010-2011)
    • Court of Appeal Liaison Committee (2011-2014), President (2013-2014)
    • Committee on the administration of justice in civil matters (2013-2014)
  • Young Bar Association of Montréal
    • President and Lifetime Honorary Member (2009-2010)
    • Board of Directors (2005-2011)
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
    • Education Advisory Board (Canada) (2007-2012)
    • CIPP Canada Certification Advisory Board (2011-2013)
    • CIPP/C Certification (since 2011)
  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Steering Committee (Québec Branch) (2010-2011)
    • Member, Wills, Estates and Trusts Section (Québec Branch) (2014-2015)
Comparaison des lois canadiennes, québécoises, européennes et californiennnes et protection des renseignements personnels University of Ottawa, Course Cyberdroit CML/DRC location location ON University of Ottawa
Autopsie d'une succession litigieuse Seminar Liquidation des successions, 4th edition presented by the Éditions Yvon Blais

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