Privacy and Emerging Technologies Lawyer


Are you a geek with a passion for technological innovation, a nerd when it comes to the legal issues surrounding the protection of personal information, as well as a lawyer? Would you like to make an impact by participating in the transformation of corporate business strategies? Then this is the job for you!

Founded in 1892, ROBIC is an internationally renowned firm of professionals with a wide range of skills, including lawyers, scientists and engineers specialized in intellectual property and business law.

We are seeking a lawyer to join our Emerging Technologies Group in Montreal or Quebec City. The successful candidate will be called upon to make a considerable impact for our clients in all sectors and of all sizes, ranging from technology start-ups to large corporations, both local and global, and with cutting-edge technologies in the world of emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, software, SaaS, personal information, cybersecurity, video games, e-commerce, etc.). This lawyer will also advise these companies on all legal and compliance aspects related to the protection of personal information, including data protection, privacy and cybersecurity.


  • To collaborate with some of Canada’s most respected intellectual property and business lawyers and patent agents, working at the frontier between law, business and technology
  • To take on major challenges, while maintaining balance and quality of life
  • To join an employer who strongly believes in your professional development and in creating a career tailored to you
  • To take on a number of responsibilities quickly, with the associated training and coaching
  • To be part of a human and innovative team, where it’s possible to have fun
  • To benefit from a competitive and avant-garde incentive compensation system, focused on skills development and not limited to billable hours
  • To have access to a variety of benefits (group insurance, telemedicine system and assistance program for you and your family, cell phone provided and paid for, payment of professional dues, financial support for business development, etc.)
  • To network with your colleagues at various events
  • To be able to telecommute a few days a week
  • To work in a bright, newly renovated workspace when you work from the office
  • To work in a bright, newly renovated workspace when you work from the office


  • Two to five years’ experience as a technology and/or privacy and/or cybersecurity lawyer
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Fluent in French and English, both written and spoken
  • IAPP certification (CIPP, CIPM, CIPT) or other certification in privacy or information security – an asset
  • Additional IT-related training (bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, programming certificate, code bootcamp or other related training) – an asset
  • Concrete experience in mandates such as:
    • Drafting and reviewing software and data-related contractual agreements (SaaS contracts, subscription contracts, license contracts, service contracts, software development contracts, DevOps contracts, etc.)
    • Analysis of intellectual property chains of title and open source licenses.
    • Analysis of Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) and development of recommendations for evaluated technology projects
    • Drafting of privacy protection frameworks (policies, guidelines, procedures)
    • Drafting of commercial contracts of all kinds
    • Legal and privacy risk management advice


  • A keen interest in innovation and new technologies
  • Be fascinated by reading privacy policies, SaaS contracts and terms of use in daily life
  • Win points for your team in a geek-themed quiz night
  • Team spirit
  • Business acumen
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several files simultaneously while rigorously respecting deadlines

Our firm is a proud member of the LLD (Legal Leaders for Diversity and Inclusion) network. By being part of this network, we confirm our commitment to offering all our team members an inclusive work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and in which everyone feels welcomed and valued.

We are proud to be “Great Place to Work” certified, thanks to our team members! This recognition illustrates our commitment to the well-being and satisfaction of our team. At ROBIC, we believe that everyone plays an essential role in maintaining a positive and inclusive corporate culture. We aim to constantly reinvent ourselves and implement best practices to ensure that our team members are happy. We warmly invite those who share our passion to join us and contribute to our continued success!