Antoine Aylwin is Co-leader of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. Antoine'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 various courts and administrative tribunals, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Antoine 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 often acts as breach coach to companies that have experienced a security incident involving the protection of personal information in their possession.
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 served on a number of boards of directors, including the Barreau du Québec for 5 years, of which he was vice-president for 2 years.
Antoine is recognized nationwide by several renowned legal directories for his expertise, notably in the areas of commercial litigation, administrative and public law, privacy law and data security, computer and information technology law, estate and tax planning, and trademarks. He is also listed in the Lexpert June Special Edition on Cannabis and Agribusiness 2020 magazine for his work in the agribusiness field.