The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) is the national voice and forum for in-house counsel in Canada.

Our members are lawyers practicing in corporations, business enterprises, associations, institutions, not-for-profit organizations, government and regulatory boards and agencies, Crown corporations, and regional or municipal corporations. We also welcome associate members from law firms whose support and expertise enrich our educational programs and events.

Established in 1988 and now more than 4500 in-house counsel strong, the CCCA is proud to be affiliated with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession in Canada. Membership benefits include:

  • Of-the-moment professional development offerings tailored to the needs of in-house counsel
  • A Mentoring Program that matches more experienced CCCA members with those newer to the in-house profession
  • The CCCA National Conference, the largest yearly gathering of in-house counsel in Canada
  • Advocacy initiatives focused on the in-house counsel profession
  • Local connections to in-house counsel in your community through CCCA Sections across the country
  • International connections to in-house counsel around the world through In-House Counsel Worldwide
  • Certified In-House Counsel – Canada (CIC.C), a certification program bridging the knowledge gap between law school and the realities of the in-house counsel profession
  • Access to insightful survey results about the in-house counsel profession, the attitudes and opinions of in-house counsel, and compensation trends for in-house counsel
  • Access to all the resources, professional development and advocacy of the Canadian Bar Association

Interested in joining the CCCA? Click here. Please note the CBA handles all CCCA membership requests.

CCCA Events & Resources

Privacy Law Summit 2018

Apr. 12, 2018
Toronto Online

With constant technological advances and societal changes, privacy law is continually evolving. Ensure you have the expertise and insights to tackle a wide array of current issues in privacy law with this essential program. Direct your own learning by selecting from business or health-focused breakout sessions.

Contracting in the Era of the European Union’s New General Data Protection Regulation

May 1, 2018
Ottawa Online

Enforcement of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) commences on May 25, 2018. What are the implications for your clients entering into contracts that involve data processing? Join us to gather practical advice on drafting and reviewing agreements that fall under GDPR requirements.

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