The inside scoop on how to become a privacy lawyer: 10 tips from the top

If you are in the privacy field in Canada, you may recognize my name — but I didn’t start out as the national co-leader of the privacy and data protection group at Canada’s largest law firm. Instead, my career began as a technology lawyer at a Montréal start-up. 

Over the last few years, I have led BLG’s recruiting blitz for this exploding area of law and I’m often asked for advice on how to become a privacy lawyer. I have prepared 10 tips will help get you in the door — and on the path to success — whether you’re looking to join a large privacy team at a big-name firm, become the go-to at a boutique office or take an in-house privacy role.

Read my article available on BLG’s website.

This content has been updated on May 13, 2022 at 12 h 50 min.