Simon Du Perron

Associate

Montréal
SDuperron@blg.com
514.954.2542

Simon Du Perron specializes in privacy and technology law. He advises Canadian and multinational corporations on a wide range of topics including:

  • compliance with Canadian and Quebec data protection legislation and privacy reforms
  • compliance with anti-spam legislation (CASL)
  • the use of artificial intelligence and big data

Simon is frequently invited to speak at conferences and has written several publications on the interaction between positive law and new technologies. He is the author of the book Droit à la vie privée, mégadonnées et intelligence artificielle – Cadre juridique en matière de protection des renseignements personnels (published by LexisNexis Canada). 

Prior to joining BLG, Simon completed a Master’s in Information Technology Law and was a research assistant at the Cyberjustice Laboratory of the Université de Montréal.

Experience

  • Accompanied a major parapublic organization in a data mapping exercise.
  • Analyzed the consequences of Quebec privacy law reforms for a multinational company in the health and technology sector.
  • Drafted privacy policies for Montreal-based non-profit organizations.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Information Technology Committee, the Young Bar of Montréal

Community Involvement

  • Member, Executive Committee, Youth Parliament of Québec, 2018-2019
  • President, Association of Law Students of the University of Montréal, 2017-2018
  • Member of the Board of Directors, The Montreal OFF Jazz Festival

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), 2020

Bar Admission & Education

  • Barreau du Quebec, 2021
  • CIPP/C Certification (International Association of Privacy Professionals),
  • LL.M. (Information Technology Law), Université de Montréal, 2021
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2018