Daniel-Nicolas El Khoury


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Daniel specializes in privacy and technology law, and provides strategic advice to clients in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Compliance with privacy regulations;
  • Data breach management; and
  • Information governance.

Prior to joining BLG Daniel was legal counsel at an international cloud service provider, where he oversaw its Canadian operations, managed privacy and compliance matters, negotiated contractual agreements, and worked with law enforcement authorities in cybersecurity matters.

Daniel also worked in private practice, helping clients overcome cybersecurity incidents, including ransomware, business email compromise, data theft and other privacy breaches.


  • Acted for an engineering firm which sustained a security breach, including with the management of customer relations, media coverage and notification to regulators and affected individuals in over 15 jurisdictions.
  • Assisted an IT provider for corporate, government and defence infrastructure after a complex ransomware attack, including notification to Canadian regulators.
  • Assisted an online retail store in its notification campaign following a global data breach impacting over 300,000 individuals in over 100 jurisdictions.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2018
  • MBA, Université de Sherbrooke, 2017
  • LLB, Université de Sherbrooke, 2017
  • College Diploma in Commerce, Marianopolis College, 2013