Saint John Partner, Sarah Dever Letson, receives Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C) credential
Congratulations to Sarah Dever Letson, a Partner in our Saint John office, on recently receiving the Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada (CIPP/C) credential. Awarded exclusively by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the CIPP/C is one of the leading privacy certifications for professionals working in the fields of data protection, information auditing, information security, legal compliance and risk management.
With a practice focusing on cybersecurity, privacy and access to information matters, Sarah advises clients from multiple industries and sectors on proper information collection and disclosure practices and what to do in the event of a privacy breach. She has acted for universities, municipalities, utilities, health record custodians, government institutions and private businesses with respect to access to information requests, privacy complaints, privacy breaches and information practices and policies. Sarah acts as counsel for the Canadian Medical Protective Association and their members in New Brunswick.
The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Since 2000, they have helped practitioners develop and advance their careers, and support organizations to manage and protect their data. The CIPP/C credential demonstrates recipients have an understanding of the application of Canadian information privacy laws, principles and practices at the federal, provincial and territorial levels.
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Deanne MacLeod, Partner in our Halifax office, has been appointed King’s Counsel. The announcement was made earlier this week by Justice Minister and Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Brad Johns. This prestigious honour is awarded…Read More
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, Lydia Bugden, K.C. appointed to the Board of Directors of Net Zero Atlantic
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Stewart McKelvey lawyers support The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia to make progress on affordable housing
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Halifax Partner Grant Machum, ICD.D, appointed Chair of the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
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Halifax partner Burtley Francis named a Lexpert® Rising Star for his outstanding contributions to the practice of law and to his community
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