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Wesley R. Ng

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Wesley R. Ng
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Wesley Ng is a partner in the Corporate Group, head of the firm's Technology Practice Group and Chair of the Toronto office's Diversity Committee. His practice focuses on information technology, e-commerce, and biotechnology transactions as well as privacy related matters including compliance with Canada's new anti-spam legislation (CASL).

Mr. Ng regularly advises on business process outsourcings, service arrangements, technology exploitation (including development, commercialization and licensing), transformational procurements and domestic and cross-border acquisitions and divestitures involving technology companies, businesses or assets. He has significant experience assisting with technology issues across a broad range of industries, including financial services, insurance, mining, telecommunications, postal services, manufacturing, oil and gas, retail and healthcare.

Mr. Ng advises clients on privacy and social media issues, including privacy complaints, privacy breaches, notifications and working with the relevant regulators in connection with privacy investigations. He provides guidance on all aspects of CASL compliance, including interpretation of the law, review and analysis of e-marketing practices, providing relevant training, and advice with respect to consent outreach campaigns. In addition, Mr. Ng regularly assists clients with licensing, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, financing, online trading and technology development.

Mr. Ng is recognized by:

  • 2016 Lexpert Zenith Awards: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion award winner celebrating those who demonstrated excellence, and thought leadership in the legal profession and society.

  • Chambers Global 2017 Guide.

  • Chambers Canada 2017 as a leading lawyer in Information Technology, with clients noting "his work is impeccable - he is extremely good at bridging between legal necessities and business objectives and intricacies" and that he is "an excellent resource and a trusted adviser."

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2016 as a recommended lawyer in Technology, Media and Telecoms law.

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 for his expertise in Information Technology Law.

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 in the area of Technology Transactions.

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2016 in Telecommunications Media & Technology.

Professional Activities
Mr. Ng is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw, formerly the Computer Law Association), the Canadian Information Technology Law Association, the American Bar Association and the ABA Committee on Cyberspace Law.

Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 1998), University of Western Ontario (BA 1995).

Bar Admission
Ontario, 2000

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