Daniel Logan


Daniel Logan is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Toronto office, where he practices in the Firm's Canadian Information Technology / Communications (IT/C) Practice Group and the Global IT/C Practice Group, which is top ranked by Chambers & Partners in each of the areas of data protection, outsourcing, and technology and communications. 

Practice Focus

Daniel's practice is focused on complex IT transactions, with particular expertise in the financial services sector involving FINTECH work.  He is highly regarded for his work with clients on their sophisticated outsourcing transactions, technology licensing and IT procurement arrangements, and their more complex e-commerce agreements, such as those involving cloud computing and big data.  In addition, Daniel has developed alternative legal processing solutions for clients in the areas of compliance and commercial contract management utilizing data analytics models.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represents Canadian chartered bank and credit unions in transactions relating to payment systems, the outsourcing of back-office processing of card and payment system-related transactions, mobility agreements, and transactions involving the implementation of technology used to support payment systems, such as cheque image capture.
  • Advises clients with respect to financial services sector regulatory compliance of technology transactions, encryption, data security and electronic commerce issues.
  • Advises clients with respect to loyalty programs, card issuer arrangements, card brand and co-brand agreements.
  • Represents clients on M&A and joint venture transactions in which technology or data is a key component of the transaction.
  • Advises financial services sector clients with respect to the design, implementation and management of alternative legal processing solutions in the areas of compliance and commercial contract management.

Professional Honors

  • Recognized by the Financial Times of London in its 2015 Special Report on North American Innovative Lawyers as being at the forefront of innovation in the Canadian legal market.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • International Technology Law Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian IT Law Association
  • Toronto Computer Law Group


  • Ontario (1995)


  • University of King's College (BA , Hon)
  • McGill University (MA)
  • Christ Church, University of Oxford (BA Jurisprudence)
  • Dalhousie University (LL.B.)
  • University of Oxford (MA)


Moderator, “The Fintech Evolution Revolution,” Canadian IT Law Association’s 21st Annual Conference, October 2017

Presenter, “Blockchain: A Legal Perspective on an Emerging Technology,” Law Society of Upper Canada’s 8th Annual In-House Counsel Summit, February 2017

Presenter, "Data Analytics: Revolutionizing the Legal Function," 2016 CCCA National Conference, April 2016