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Myron Mallia-Dare

Tel: 416 775 8827 Fax: 1 888 463 8130

Myron is a business and information technology lawyer and a member of the firm’s Business Law, Technology, Privacy & Data Management and Emerging Technology Groups. He works with domestic and international clients – from startups to multinationals – on corporate commercial matters, with a focus on technology law, cyber security and privacy.

The legal issues surrounding operating a business can present significant operational, financial and reputational risks for any business. Myron protects his clients’ business interests by first understanding their operations and strategic objectives and then identifying and mitigating risks associated with operating an existing business or starting a new venture. His academic background (M.B.A. in Entrepreneurship) along with years of practical legal and business experience allows him to provide responsive, customized and creative advice that aligns with his clients’ goals. He simplifies complex legal challenges into clear value for clients, and ensures they are set up for competitive success.

He advises clients on complex technology matters relating to IT procurement (traditional and agile methodologies), payments, licensing and commercialization, app development, e-commerce, cyber security and the protection of intellectual property rights. He also advises on legal issues relating to blockchain technology and smart contracts, health technology and artificial intelligence.

For startups and emerging technology companies, Myron advises on business formations, financings, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. He provides mentorship and guidance to this community through several accelerators and business incubator programs.

A skilled relationship builder, Myron contributes to his clients’ growth and success by offering customized and creative solutions that further their business objectives and limit their exposure to liability.

Community Involvement

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Memberships

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Education

  • J.D., University of New Brunswick, 2014
  • M.B.A. (Entrepreneurship), University of New Brunswick, 2011
  • B.B.A. (Hons.), University of New Brunswick, 2007

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015
  • Called to the New Brunswick Bar, 2015

Publications & Presentations

Presentation

Cybersecurity and the Boardroom – Responsibilities of Directors, Officers and Counsel

Cybersecurity Webinar Series Speaker, Cybersecurity Webinar Series
Jan 22, 2019
Nov 14, 2018
Presentation

Impacts of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence on Governments and Society

Panelist, Blockchain Innovation Communities Beyond Crypto Conference
Apr 7, 2018

News & Media

Firm News

Congratulations to our lawyers elected as Section Executives of the Ontario Bar Association

Congratulations to the following Torkin Manes lawyers who have been elected to the Ontario Bar Association's (OBA) Sections as Executives for the 2018...
Jun 28, 2018

Myron Mallia-Dare to speak at Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community panel series on April 7th

With panellists from a diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds, Kingston Blockchainers and Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community is e...
Apr 3, 2018

Events

Legal Basics of the Startup World for Students and Entrepreneurs

Privacy and Policy: Protecting Your Business, with Myron Mallia-Dare, Torkin Manes LLP Join us at our upcoming Lunch & Law on February 25th to lea...
Feb 25, 2019

Cybersecurity Webinar Series

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Myron Mallia-Dare of our Technology, Privacy & Data Management and Emerging Technology Groups hosted a  Cybersecurity We...
Jan 22, 2019 - Jan 24, 2019

Managing Cybersecurity Risk

Please join us for a continuing education seminar on the following topics of key relevance to your business. For more information or to register, plea...
Nov 14, 2018: 08:00 - 11:30