Antoine Aylwin


Stock Exchange Tower
800 Square Victoria, Suite 3700 P.O. Box 242
Montréal, QC H4Z 1E9


Antoine Aylwin practices administrative, civil and commercial litigation. He works in the following fields: estate litigation, access to information in documents held by public bodies, protection of personal information in the public and private sectors, public and administrative law, disciplinary law and extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and judicial review.

He regularly pleads before various judicial courts and administrative tribunals, including the Commission d'accès à l'information and the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires.

He is often asked to speak or write about privacy and information protection and estate law. Mtre. Aylwin is an editorialist for the Informateur Public-Privé and together with Mtre. Karl Delwaide co-authored “Learning from a Decade of Experience: Quebec’s Private Sector Privacy Act”, published in August of 2005 for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.

Mtre. Aylwin also supervised the preparation of the firm’s recommendations on Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation as well as one on requesting references as a potential employer and a checklist for research contracts. He has also contributed to the creation of the Presentation of the Regulation of Commercial Electronic Messages (CEM) for the CASL.

Mtre. Aylwin is very involved in the legal community. He chaired the Young Bar Association of Montréal (2009-2010) and sat on several committees for the Bar of Montréal and the Québec Bar, including the executive committee of each of these organizations (2010-2011). He is currently Vice President of the Québec Bar.

He has accumulated significant experience serving on different boards of administration and is interested in organizational governance. In order to further his understanding in this respect, he completed a seminar course on governance offered by Université Laval’s Collège des administrateurs.

Mtre. Aylwin is Fasken Martineau’s Chief Privacy Officer and is also responsible for the Estate Litigation group and the testamentary vault for the Quebec region.