Justin P’ng is an Associate in Fasken’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Group with a broad practice in privacy compliance, data breach incident response, and data governance.
Justin advises private and public sector organizations on various privacy and cyber matters, including privacy policies and procedures, data protection, privacy impact assessments, access to information requests, employee privacy, incident response planning, regulatory compliance, and privacy/cyber due diligence in M&A and other commercial transactions. He regularly acts as breach counsel in privacy breach incidents, including ransomware attacks and business email compromises, and advises clients on investigation and remediation issues, notification and reporting obligations, litigation risks, and stakeholder communications. He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Canada (CIPP/C) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Justin was previously a member of Fasken’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights group, and advised employers on various workplace matters related to employment agreements, workplace policies and procedures, employment standards compliance, employment litigation, labour relations, human rights, occupational health and safety, and workplace investigations.
Justin graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he received the BLG Professional Excellence Award, the Jack Walker QC Award for Excellence in Legal Ethics and Professionalism, and the Stringer LLP Essay Prize in Labour Law. As a competitive mooter in law school, Justin was winner of the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot, and subsquently coached the Osgoode Hall Law School team. Prior to law school, he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with High Distinction from the University of Toronto.
Justin is a community leader and serves as President and Governance Committee Chair for the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL Ontario). He is also a Fellow and Vice-President at the Internet Law and Policy Foundry, a collaborative organization for Internet and technology law and policy professionals. In his spare time, Justin enjoys travelling the world and practising martial arts as a first-degree black belt in Shotokan karate.