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Andrew C. Alleyne, Partner

Andrew C. Alleyne *

Partner Fasken
It is crucial to understand that the challenges of outsourcing extend well beyond I.T.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2003
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
*practising through a professional corporation


Andrew Alleyne’s practice is focused primarily on corporate and commercial transactions, particularly technology and M&A matters.

Serving on the Steering Committee of the firm’s Technology practice group, Andrew is highly experienced in Technology related contracting. He advises a broad array of clients (from blue-chip to emerging technologies) on the challenges and complexities of commercializing, acquiring and implementing technology solutions. Andrew works on complex outsourcings (including bancassurance), cloud and SaaS arrangements, software licensing and all Technology aspects of M&A transactions, including transition services arrangements. His experience also extends to a wide variety of Internet and e-commerce matters, and to the legal and regulatory aspects of online gambling in Canada.

Advising Fortune 100 companies, leading-edge software, e-commerce, cloud, media and other technology companies, as well as a variety of financial institutions, mining, health care, transportation and communications companies, Andrew is a trusted counsellor regarding business critical legal matters.

In his practice, Andrew can also draw on his substantial in-house experience. He was seconded as a director in the law department of CTVglobemedia (now Bell Media), one of Canada's largest media companies; and with the procurement department of TELUS, one of Canada’s largest communications companies.

Andrew is recognized for his information technology expertise by The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian and Legal Lexpert Directory, and Who's Who Legal (Canada).

Outside of his practice, Andrew is an active member of the legal community, currently serving as a Vice President and Director of the Canadian Technology Law Association (Can-Tech, formerly IT.Can), Vice-Chair, Non-US Cyber Regulatory Subcommittee of the Cyberspace Law Committee (Business Law section of the American Bar Association) and Co-Chair of the Legal and Compliance Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. Andrew is also a past Chair of the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group. Andrew is an advocate for the black community, both legal, having been for many years a director and past President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL), and otherwise, including as a Vice Chair of the Toronto based charity, For Youth Initiative and as an executive member of the Black Professionals in Technology Network.


Career & Education


  • LLB University of Toronto
  • BBA Schulich School of Business at York University

Community involvement

  • Past President & Director (2003-2014), Fundraising Committee (Present), Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Past Chair, Toronto Computer Lawyers Group
  • Past Vice Chair, For Youth Initiative 
  • Mentor, University of Toronto Alumni-Student Mentor Program

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vice-President, Canadian Technology Law Association (now Can-Tech, formerly IT.Can)
  • Vice-Chair Non-US Cyber Regulations Subcommittee of the Cyberspace Law Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Director, Cyberspace Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Legal and Compliance Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
  • Advisory Board Member, Black Professionals in Tech Network
  • Member, (past President), Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, OBA Foundation Chief Justice of Ontario Fellowship Committee    
  • Member, (past Chair) Toronto Computer Lawyers Group
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Cyberspace Law, Technology Law, International Business Law, Middle Market & Small Business, and Diversity and Inclusion Committees)
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals 
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association & Canadian Bar Association (Former member - Council and National Council)
  • Member, LexNoir (an international network of lawyers connecting the Africa Diaspora)
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Student Development Committee
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Information Security Governance Committee



Speaking Engagements

Speaker OSFI Guidelines B-10 – Third Party Risk Management Board of Canadian Premier Insurance
Speaker BFL Annual Conference BFL Annual Conference Reception
Speaker From Summer Student to Partner (and Everything in Between) Black Law Students Association Conference location location Halifax, NS


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