Miller Thomson’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Group focuses on providing a comprehensive set of services to our clients, no matter the sector, industry, or size of the organization. We advise our clients in a range of commercial transactions and M&A activities, emerging businesses and innovation, marketing and promotional campaigns, technology design projects, data sharing, research collaborations, workplace privacy, and operational compliance matters.
We provide proactive and programmatic compliance support by developing internal and external policies, procedures, template agreements, and training, as well as a wide range of related regulatory support.
Our cybersecurity incident response and breach coaching services are full life-cycle and include coordinating the cross-functional response effort, advising on legal requirements, and interfacing with law enforcement, regulators and privacy commissioners/data protection authorities as well as internal and external stakeholders. We regularly represent our clients in regulatory proceedings and litigation matters.
We also have specialized expertise with access to information statutes and the unique issues that arise in the Education, Municipal and Health sectors. We advise hospitals, regional health authorities and other health service providers, technology and medical device companies, and other organizations on all aspects related to use and protection of personal health information, health information sharing and digital health initiatives.
We have a team with diverse and hands-on experience gained in private practice and in-house environments, both in Canada and abroad, and we pride ourselves in giving actionable and hands-on advice to our clients.