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Candice Hévin is developing a broad business law practice with a secondary focus on privacy and data protection. She assists startups and emerging companies as well as established businesses in a range of industries, including manufacturing, and food, beverage and agribusiness.

In addition to assisting on general corporate and commercial matters, Candice performs due diligence and manages closing deliveries on mergers and acquisitions and private equity files. She also performs risk assessments and drafts and reviews contracts.

Candice’s work in privacy and data protection includes drafting and reviewing privacy policies and advising on privacy laws.

Prior to joining McMillan, Candice worked in France for several years, including as counsel in the legal department of a consulting firm, where she participated in the drafting and negotiation of contracts, litigation management and regulatory matters, in particular with respect to privacy and data protection.



Community Involvement

  • Mentorship Program Coordinator of Cheminement Equivalences (association of foreign French speaking legal advisors in Québec)

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Young Bar of Montréal
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Education & Admissions

2019
Called to the Québec bar2017
LLB (by equivalence)
Université de Montréal
2009
Master II research degree in comparative law with the Business Law optionUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)
2008
Master I in Business Law and TaxUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)
2007
Graduate Degree in Common LawInstitut de Droit Comparé de Paris (France)
2006
BA in Business LawUniversité Paris II Panthéon-Assas (France)

Insights by Candice Hévin (4 Posts)

Cross-Country Check-In: COVID-19 and the Environment

Sep 10, 2020

Canada's governmental and regulatory bodies have taken steps to temporarily alter legal requirements in light of COVID-19 to lessen the burden on businesses.

July 24, 2020 Update Cross-Country Check-In: COVID-19 and the Environment

Jul 24, 2020

Canada's governmental and regulatory bodies have taken steps to temporarily alter legal requirements in light of COVID-19 to lessen the burden on businesses.

Bill 64: Modernizing Québec’s Privacy Regime

Jul 23, 2020

Bill 64: Modernizing Québec's Privacy Regime

New Linguistic Obligations for Employers Doing Business in Québec?

Mar 9, 2020

A Bill amending the Charter of the French Language would create new linguistic obligations for employers if it were enacted.