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About Céline

Céline practices commercial and regulatory law with a focus on the technology, communications, media and life sciences sectors.  She guides communications companies in connection with their Canadian regulatory obligations and provides advice in relation to technology-driven commercial arrangements.

Céline routinely assists telecommunications, data service, broadcasting, digital media and satellite companies navigate Canada's communications regulatory regimes. She provides practical compliance advice to communications companies and interacts with the relevant regulators in connection with licensing matters, regulatory proceedings, and annual filings. Céline also advises on a range of other regulatory matters, including in relation to privacy, online sales, product labelling, advertising and language requirements.

As part of her commercial practice, Céline assists companies with the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial agreements for the licensing, distribution, commercialization and transfer of technology. She also provides support to clients in the context of corporate transactions involving significant technology, communications or intellectual property assets.

Céline is fluent in French and English.

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  • Advising telecommunications service providers on entry into the Canadian market and the regulatory compliance requirements enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

  • Advising audio and video streaming services in connection with CRTC regulatory proceedings and compliance requirements stemming from recent changes to the Broadcasting Act

  • Advising satellite operators on licensing and spectrum reallocation matters, including in connection with proceedings and consultations carried out by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

  • Assisting manufacturing and mining companies on commercial arrangements for the establishment and use of private telecommunications networks to improve operations

  • Assisting radiocommunication equipment manufacturers with product certification and compliance matters


  • Drafting and negotiating development, licensing, services and distribution agreements and other complex technology-related agreements

  • Preparing streamlined suites of template agreements for start-up companies and more mature technology players

  • Advising clients on technology, intellectual property and regulatory issues in the context of large technology-related commercial and corporate transactions

  • Advising biotechnology companies on a range of contractual arrangements, including clinical trial and general service agreements

  • Advising retailers on e-commerce compliance requirements and web-based advertising issues


  • Reviewing data-related practices and policies to identify and remedy privacy compliance issues, including in connection with the development and launch of new technology products

  • Assisting clients in responding to privacy-related incidents and handling regulatory notifications

Awards & Recognition

Céline has been recognized in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 (Technology Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada (2024: Next Generation Partner – Telecommunications; 2022–2023: Technology, Telecommunications)


Admitted to the Quebec Bar – 2012
BCL/LLB, McGill University – 2012
BBA, Moncton University – 2008

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