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Antoine  Aylwin

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, and commercial litigation. 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, public and administrative law, disciplinary law, and extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and judicial review.


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.

2015 Recognized by IP Stars - Trade mark and copyright
2015 HELM Award HELM Awards 2015 - Digital Marketing Award and Best Overall Firm Award – Responsible of the Fasken Martineau’s national team who promote and execute CASL’s regulations


  • LLB University of Montréal

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of directors, Éducaloi (2016-2017)
  • Member of the Board of directors, Théâtre de la ligue nationale 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, American Bar Association
  • Member, Québec Bar (since 2003) 
    • Member, Board of directors (2015-2019)
    • President, Human ressources committee of the Board of directors (since 2017)
    • President, Technology Strategic Initiative Advisory Committee (since 2016)


    • Vice-President, Board of directors (since 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)
Article Commentary on Roy c. CISSS de Chaudières-Appalaches - Access to the deceased’s Repères, EYB2017REP2295
Article, Co-Author Professionals Take Heed : A Decision at the Crossroads of Disciplinary Law and Cybersecurity Canadian Law, volume 14, number 10
Estate expenses: What are the rules? (Les dépenses de la succession : quelles sont les règles?) location location Montréal Sun Life Building - Conference CentreAdditional Info
Speaker Interactive Panel Discussion - Disclosure of Criminal Convictions location location Québec City Convention Centre
Access to information, personal information protection, and professional orders: An update 10 years after amendments to the Professional Code location location Montreal Hyatt Regency Montreal


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