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Maureen Murphy

Maureen Murphy is a partner in Gowlings’ Ottawa office. She practices in the areas of medical law and privacy law. She has experience representing clients before the Federal Court, Superior Court of Justice, as well as various administrative tribunals. Maureen has a particular interest in information technology and privacy law issues that affect medical professionals. Maureen provides businesses with advice on how to comply with Canada’s privacy laws. She assists clients in developing privacy policies and responding to access requests. Maureen also has experience advising clients on how best to respond to a privacy breach within their organization. Maureen serves on the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Section Executive. In 2007, Maureen was a co-instructor for the Osgoode Hall Law School LLM course on Information Technology and Privacy in Health Law. She regularly speaks on medical-legal issues arising from the use of information technology in the practice of medicine.