Catherine Carscallen

Catherine Carscallen


Catherine Carscallen
Contact Information

Catherine Carscallen


T 416.865.6654

F 416.865.6636



University of Western Ontario, LL.B., 1994
Queen's University, B. Comm., 1991
Bar Admission

Ontario, 1996
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Catherine’s practice encompasses a broad range of business and corporate/commercial law matters, including asset and share acquisitions/divestitures, financings, incorporations, reorganizations, shareholder agreements, partnership and limited partnership agreements, and other commercial agreements and arrangements. Catherine acts for a diverse client base, including emerging companies, family-owned/operated businesses and organizations of all sizes, across a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail, technology, health services and real estate. Her practice includes a particular focus on information technology and privacy law matters.

Catherine has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting a wide range of technology, Internet and e-commerce related agreements, including development, distribution, licence, SAAS, maintenance and support, professional services, outsourcing, system acquisition, and confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, as well as privacy policies.

Catherine regularly advises clients on electronic commerce and privacy issues, including those relating to on-line contracting, consumer protection, and compliance with privacy and anti-spam legislation. Catherine has served on the Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and E-Commerce Law Section Executive as a member and past Chair.


Board Memberships
  • Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and E-Commerce Section - Chair (2013-2014)
  • Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and E-Commerce Section - Vice-Chair (2012-2013)
  • Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and E-Commerce Section - Co-CLE Liaison and Secretary (2011-2012)
  • Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and E-Commerce Section - Program Coordinator (2010-2011


Professional Involvement
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association, Business Law, Information Technology/E-Commerce and Privacy Law Sections
  • Canadian IT Law Association
  • Information Technology Association Canada
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers Group