Kerri Sinclair

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Ministry of Attorney General, BC - Legal Services Branch

Barrister & Solicitor & Legislative Counsel

Kerri Sinclair has over 20 years of experience specializing in information privacy, management, and access law for the province of British Columbia, Canada. Additionally, she has 5 years of experience as legislative counsel, drafting laws in many subject areas. Prior to her legal career she worked in information privacy and access policy.

As a solicitor in those subject areas, her advice focused especially on privacy and in the context of legislative and policy development. She also advised extensively on compliance issues in various contexts and represented government ministries before the Information and Privacy Commissioner.  As the senior solicitor in the subject areas, she trained and mentored the newer lawyers and provided professional development sessions to other lawyers and students.  She has also spoken at conferences and written articles for client newsletters.

Kerri has been a contributor to the Uniform Law Conference of Canada, both as a policy advisor in the development of model privacy legislation for the private sector and more recently as a legislative drafter on a privacy-related project.

She obtained her law degree from the University of British Columbia and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University, and holds a certificate from the University of Salamanca, Spain. She speaks Spanish and French in addition to English.

Kerri is a member of both the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel and has been a member of the Law Society of British Columbia since 1993. 

 

Contributions by Kerri Sinclair

  • Member of Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board 2021 - 2022
  • Member of Canadian Advisory Board 2018 - 2019