Andrew C. Alleyne


Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
P.O. Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6


Andrew serves on the Steering Committee of the firm's Technology and Intellectual Property practice group and he is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for Information Technology Law. His practice focuses on corporate commercial transactions with a particular focus on information technology and outsourcing matters and private company mergers and acquisitions. This includes overseeing or advising on asset and share acquisitions and joint ventures; IT and commercial due diligence; negotiation of representations and warranties; and drafting and negotiating agreements related to: ancillary technology and transition services in acquisition agreements, IT and business process outsourcings, consulting arrangements, software licensing and maintenance and support agreements (both for licensors and licensees), cloud computing and/or hosted arrangements, supplier arrangements, and Internet and e-commerce matters (including website terms and conditions and consumer protection related issues). Andrew also advises Canadian and foreign entities with respect to Canadian legal and regulatory aspects of online gambling.

Andrew’s range of clients include Fortune 100 companies, leading-edge software, e-commerce, cloud, media and other technology companies, as well as a variety of financial institutions, mining, health care, transportation and communications companies.

Andrew has substantial in-house experience while seconded as a director in the law department of CTV Globemedia (now Bell Media), one of Canada's largest media companies, and while seconded to the procurement department of TELUS, one of Canada’s largest communications companies.

Andrew is a past Chair of the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group; is a past member of the Ontario Bar Association’s governing Council and is Co-Chair of the Legal and Compliance Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. Andrew is also an advocate for the black legal community, having been for many years a director of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) and as a former President of CABL.

In 2012 Andrew was named a "Rising Star" by Lexpert magazine, an award honouring Canada's leading lawyers under 40 focusing on their track record of success in legal practice, leadership and community involvement.