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BLG Strengthens its Privacy and Data Protection Group

Montréal (July 23, 2018) — BLG is proud to welcome Elisa Henry as partner in our Privacy and Data Protection Group, based in our Montréal office.

“We are delighted to have Elisa join the Privacy and Data Protection group,” said Frank Callaghan, BLG’s National Group Head, Corporate and Capital Markets. “She brings a strong European expertise, with a focus on the recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). This will offer a distinctive advantage for our clients with global operations.”

Elisa is a graduate of McGill University where she obtained her LL.M of Comparative Law in 2002, the Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) where she obtained her DEA of Private International Law in 1998 and the Université Paris XI (Sceaux) where she obtained her Masters in Business Law in 1997. Elisa was called to the Barreau de Paris in 2002 and the Barreau du Québec in 2011.

Elisa articled and practiced in international law firms based in Paris and then was Executive Director of McGill University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy. She also taught Private International Law and International Arbitration for the Masters Program of Cyber-governance at the L’École Polytechnique de Lausanne. Most recently, she was a partner and Co-Chair of the Privacy and Data Protection Practice Group at a Canadian law firm.

Elisa advises international and domestic clients on a broad range of privacy and data security compliance, intellectual property, information technology, procurement, cybersecurity, e-commerce and business law. Her clients operate in various industries, including technology, telecommunications, media, aviation and aeronautics, financial services, retail, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. She is an Officer of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association. As a member of a European Bar, she also advises clients on the recently enacted European privacy regulation ("GDPR").

BLG has developed a leading privacy and data protection national practices providing strategic advice to help organizations meet the increasing challenge of complying with evolving privacy and data protection standards. This addition to a strong group highlights BLG’s dedication to providing our clients a team of highly-skilled professionals and helping them overcome their business challenges.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is the country’s largest law firm with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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Tamara Costa
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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