Thérèse Reilly


Thérèse Reilly is an investigator with ADR Chambers Banking Ombuds Office. Thérèse is a privacy lawyer and consultant in the Toronto area with substantial legal and compliance experience. In her leadership roles, she has advised organizations on legal matters in Canada for the past 22 years in the financial, technology, real estate and transportation services sectors. She has developed and delivered numerous training programs and has advised business on legal risks in major business activities.

Thérèse’s legal expertise involves an in-depth understanding of how privacy laws, regulations and policy impacts business. She has developed numerous legal compliance programs including privacy programs and does consulting work concerning complaint investigation and data breaches. She managed a case load of over 900 privacy breaches for a large Canadian bank, has served as chief privacy officer and most recently as Senior Privacy Investigator, PIPEDA with the Canadian federal privacy regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. She holds a Master’s of Law in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), from York University, Toronto, and a BA and a JD from the University of Alberta. She has been a member of the Ontario Bar since 1988.