Amy ter Haar

 Amy is an independent advisor that runs legal interference for select clients  and assists industry leaders implementing frontier research into practical business applications.

After spending a decade as a lawyer in private practice working with clients across a broad spectrum of industries, she co-founded several technology companies. Her main expertise sits at the intersection of business, law and technology. She is passionate about connecting people, projects and possibilities.

She is a frequent speaker, including internationally at the International Telecommunication Union’s World Conference, the World Council of Credit Unions, as witness before Parliament of Canada. She has been an adjunct and visiting professor at Western Law and Osgoode Hall Law School, respectively. She is also the Program Director of Osgoode Professional Development’s Certificate in Blockchains, Smart Contracts and the Law.

Amy is a contributing author to the first edition of A Practical Guide to Smart Contracts and Blockchain Law (LexisNexis) and co-author of the forthcoming second edition. She sits on the advisory board of several organizations Globalive Technology Partners, MDR Labs, The Blockchain Hub, Blockchain Canada and is an associate at the Creative Destruction Lab.

Her educational background includes a Law Degree and Master of Laws Degree from Western University.

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