Chantal Bernier
Chantal Bernier
Of Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP
(613) 783-9684
99 Bank St, Suite 1420, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 1978 (QC)
Chantal Bernier leads Dentons’ Canadian Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group. She is also a member of the Firm’s Government Affairs and Public Policy group. Chantal advises leading-edge national and international companies as they expand into Canada and Europe, enter the e-commerce space, adopt data analytics and roll out data-based market initiatives. Her clients include ad tech companies, financial institutions, biotech companies, data analytics firms and government institutions. Thanks to Chantal, Dentons is proud to be the only law firm in Canada that has a former privacy regulator on board as a practising lawyer. During her nearly six years at the helm of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Chantal led national and international privacy investigations in the public and private sectors, as well privacy audits, privacy impact assessment reviews, technological analysis, and privacy policy development and research. She serves clients in French, English, Italian and Spanish, and is very active at the international level.
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