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Claire Feltrin

Tel: 416 643 8814   Fax: 416 863 0305

Claire is an associate in Torkin Manes’ Technology, Privacy & Data Management group, and is currently an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Privacy and Access to Information Law Section. She frequently assists clients from all sectors in respect of a wide range of privacy, technology, and cybersecurity matters, including data breach investigations and response, privacy due diligence in corporate and information technology transactions and negotiations, access to information requests, and trans-border data transfers. Claire also advises clients on various marketing and advertising matters, such as the review of print, digital and other marketing materials, including contests and social media campaigns, and compliance with the Competition Act, provincial consumer protection laws, and the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards

Claire is a frequent author and speaker in her fields of practice and has previously held positions at the Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner of Canada and the Centre for Law, Technology and Society in Ottawa. She has also served as Articling Ambassador for the Toronto region for both the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.

  • New Rules for Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification in Canada: What Organizations Need to Know

    Torkin Manes LegalPoint

  • Current Cybersecurity Legal Risks and Requirements: the GDPR, PIPEDA Draft Regulations and Litigation and Class Action Risks Arising from Cybersecurity Breaches

    Acumen Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference, December 2017 

  • Evolving Rules for Privacy Breach Notification: Essentials for Corporate Counsel

    Client Symposium, November 2017

  • New Rules For Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification In Canada

    October 2, 2017

  • The Global Reach of Canadian Privacy Law: Court Issues Landmark Ruling in Globe 24h

    Inside Internal Controls, August 3, 2017

  • Litigation and the Aging Workforce: Have we gone too far?

    Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2016, September 28, 2016

  • Springing into action: Ontario’s plan to stop workplace sexual violence and harassment

    April 27, 2016

  • Complex Commercial Litigation: Privacy Class Actions in Canada: Defensive Strategies

    The Business Suit, DRI (Volume 20, Issue 1), Feb 12, 2016

  • Girls Online – Canadian Provinces Policy Review

    eGirls, eCitizens 2015 publication, May 2013


  • Canadian Bar Association, Executive Member: National Privacy and Access to Information Law Section, (Past: Articling Student Ambassador – Toronto Region)
  • Ontario Bar Association, Executive Member: Privacy and Access to Information Law Section, (Past: Articling Student Ambassador – Toronto Region)
  • Pro Bono Law Ontario Duty Counsel Project



  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2016


  • JD, University of Ottawa, 2015
  • Vesalius College (Brussels, Belgium): international course credits in EU Politics
  • B.A. Hons, University of Western Ontario, 2012
  • University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria): international course credits in international arbitration and mediation