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Sara Levine

Sara A. Levine, Q.C., advises clients on all aspects of privacy and data protection, access to information, health regulatory and health professions matters, and risk management.  Sara brings a broad-based knowledge of law and policy, sophisticated strategic planning skills and real-world experience to her work. She started as a civil litigator but after a few years decided to concentrate on health law and privacy law. She has extensive experience working closely with businesses, large professional associations, leading health research entities, professional regulatory bodies, medical clinics, health information start-ups, large manufacturers, railways, and government agencies. In addition to making many written and oral submissions to legislative committees on privacy and health legislation, she has co-authored a leading privacy text and created a public education website on health information privacy rights. Sara has served on a number of volunteer boards and committees throughout her career, including many years on the Bar Association Privacy Law Section executive. Currently, she is the Chair of the Board of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police Service. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014.