Caroline Poirier has joined Bennett Jones as a partner in the firm's newest office in Montréal. With a background in advising technology companies on a wide range of legal matters, she brings a unique blend of industry-specific knowledge and legal expertise to the firm. She was previously Vice-President, Legal Affairs at TELUS.
Caroline is a business-minded commercial lawyer with over 20 years of experience leading large and complex commercial transactions/contracts in the IT sector, particularly in digital health and telecommunications.
She serves clients in the areas of information technology, data privacy, government contracting, health law (private healthcare) and procurement. She has extensive expertise in managing legal and business issues in fast paced, highly regulated and rapidly growing organizations.
At TELUS, she led the team of legal professionals providing day-to-day commercial and regulatory legal support to TELUS Health, TELUS Agriculture and TELUS Business Solutions and advised the leadership team on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues and risks across the different lines of business, including privacy and cybersecurity risks.
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Bennett Jones is one of Canada’s premier business law firms and home to 500 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world. Serving clients since 1922, we are proud to be the firm that businesses trust with their most complex legal matters.