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Céline Poitras

Céline Poitras
Céline Poitras Partner | Montréal
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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 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)

  • Providing guidance to data service and digital media companies on current regulatory requirements and upcoming legislative changes

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

  • Advising Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in connection with its acquisition of Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband service provider


  • 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

Awards & Recognition

Céline has been recognized in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 (Technology Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada – 2022–2023 (Technology, Telecommunications)


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

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