Partner, McCarthy Tétrault; Montréal, Canada
Charles Morgan is the leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s technology group practice in Montréal. Mr. Morgan’s practice focuses on the areas of tech M&A, outsourcing, licensing, e-commerce, data protection and telecommunications. He has considerable international experience, particularly in the realm of telecommunications. The 2009 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business ranked McCarthy Tétrault’s Technology Law Group highest in Canada. Mr. Morgan is rated in the 2009 Lexpert Directory as a leading Computer and IT lawyer. He is also included in the 2009 International Who’s Who Legal: Internet & E-Commerce Directory. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Technology Law Association.
In his international telecom practice, Mr. Morgan has assisted numerous governments and telecommunications regulatory authorities, whether for law reform, regulatory strategy, (fixed and mobile) licensing, interconnection or universal service projects in a variety of countries, including Algeria, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Morgan has co-authored the following books: Cyberlaw: What You Need to Know about Doing Business Online (Stoddart, 1997); Cyberlaw: A Guide for South Africans Doing Business Online (Ampersand, 1999); Communications Law in Canada (Butterworths, 2000); Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Communications (LexisNexis Canada, 2007); and Information Technology Law - E-mail (LexisNexis Canada, 2008). He is a contributor to the book The Law of Privacy in Canada (Carswell, 2000).
Mr. Morgan earned his BA from Trinity College, University of Toronto in 1991; his MA in philosophy from Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne in 1992; and his LLB and BCL from McGill University in 1997. He was called to the Québec bar in 1998.