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This website provides information about the counsel and consulting services that we provide, including their costing.

The site is also an information source for compliance law and practice. Information briefs/white papers on relevant topics are provided. Our information briefs link to source references and recent issues. Users can use these to quickly scope an issue area as well as recent developments and legal solutions. If there is a compliance topic of interest to you that is not currently addressed on the site, please suggest it.

David Young

David is Principal at David Young Law, a privacy and regulatory law counsel practice. The practice focuses on regulatory law with an emphasis on privacy, security, product marketing and organizational compliance. Our privacy expertise includes electronic data sharing networks, outsourcing relationships, data breach, anti-spam, access to information, organizational procedures,and related matters in both the private and public sectors.

David has been advising clients on marketing and related regulatory matters since the 1980’s and on privacy issues from prior to the enactment of Canada’s private sector privacy laws. He is the 2015 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s Karen Spector Memorial Award for Excellence in Privacy Law.  

David is a co-author of Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law, published by Carswell

He is a past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Privacy and Access Law Section (2007-2008) and was a Co-chair of its 2015 6th Annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium.  David is a member of the Canadian Marketing Association’s Ethics and Privacy Committee and a member of the Canadian Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

David is recognized as a leading practitioner by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.  He is recognized as a Ranked Lawyer and Eminent Practitioner in the Advertising, Marketing & Data Protection practice area in the Chambers & Partners 2016 Canada Guide  .