Louis-Philippe Gratton

Privacy Expert
Academic, lawyer (Québec Bar), Ph.D. (France), LL.M. (Canada and Switzerland). Worked in France, Québec, and Switzerland, including as a consultant on comparative privacy law for the Department of Justice of Québec. Fluent in French and English.

Louis-Philippe worked in the field of privacy as a business lawyer; he gave lectures on different aspects of privacy at universities in France, Québec, and Switzerland; he published papers on the topic; and he was a member of the organizing committee of an international conference on e-reputation and digital traces held at Université Toulouse 1 Capitole.

He has also served as the executive director of the Master of Advanced Studies (LL.M.) program in International and European Economic and Business Law at the University of Lausanne. He has previously conducted legal research on privacy law for the team drafting an Act to Establish a Legal Framework for Information Technology at the Department of Legislative Affairs of the Ministry of Justice of Québec.

Louis-Philippe has defended a doctoral thesis in public law at the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole. He has also obtained a Master of Advanced Studies (LL.M.) in European and International Economic Law from the University of Lausanne, and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Laval University.

He was called to the Québec Bar after completing the Québec Bar School and his professional training as a lawyer at the international law firm Gowling WLG, in Montréal. He dedicated most of his time during that period to cases revolving around business law, commercial law, media law, and privacy issues.

He wrote articles for many different law journals in Europe and North America and contributed to book chapters published by internationally recognized legal publishing houses such as Martinus Nijhoff Publishers and Oxford University Press.