Associate Lawyer, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Group
Deloitte Legal Canada LLP
Chetan Phull is a technology and data management lawyer at Deloitte Legal. He is in his ninth year of practice and holds two IAPP certifications (CIPP/C/US). Chetan’s legal experience includes complex multidisciplinary mandates in privacy/cybersecurity, blockchain/cryptocurrency, technology audits, fintech regulatory advocacy, and SaaS contracts.
Recent Publications and Speeches
His publications include Big Data Law in Canada, and numerous compilations on distributed data networks and virtual asset regulation. Chetan is regularly interviewed on digital law topics for news outlets including the Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, and Law Times. He has delivered legal seminars on privacy and blockchain issues across Canada and internationally, for organizations including the Canadian Bar Association, York University, and the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department. He regularly speaks at industry events including the OBA Privacy Law Summit, Blockchain Technology Symposium, Futurist Conference, and MPWR Crypto Mining Summit.
Licenses and Education
Chetan is admitted to the Bars of Ontario, New York State, and Massachusetts.* He is a former law clerk of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, with law degrees from Queen’s University (J.D.) and University College London (LL.M.).
*Chetan’s law practice is focused in the federal laws of Canada, and the provincial laws of Ontario. Foreign laws are considered only for their relevance to emerging Canadian digital laws and legal frameworks.