University of Toronto

B.A. (Hons), 2011
  • Ambassador of Switzerland Book Prize for Highest Academic Standing

University of Leicester, School of Law

LL.B., 2013

Osgoode Hall Law School

LL.M., 2014

Chantal A. Cipriano



Chantal Cipriano is an Associate in the Toronto office of Dickinson Wright. Her practice primarily focuses on advising clients in regards to compliance, governance, regulatory and due diligence requirements integral to the gaming industry. Chantal regularly advises applicants who seek registration with various gaming regulators and provides advice on other gaming-related issues to a wide variety of clients including Internet gaming operators, gaming equipment suppliers and manufacturers, software manufacturers, payment processors, and advertisers. Her practice also includes a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including registration and compliance obligations, with a particular emphasis on startup ventures and crowdfunding.

Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Chantal was a Compliance Manager for one of Canada’s leading financial institutions, supporting the high net worth client division by providing advice on regulatory and compliance matters.

Professional Involvement

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association, Past Public Affairs Liaison of the Young Lawyers Division and Past Liaison for the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association
  • National Crowdfunding Association of Canada, Ambassador
  • Young Women in Law, Marketing Committee
  • Canadian Italian Advocates Organization


  • Joint Author, “Gaming, Gambling and Licensing 2018,” Canada Chapter, Chambers and Partners Practice Guide, October 2017
  • Co-author, “Liability Potentially Extended to Gamblers,” Canadian Gaming Lawyer, Summer 2017 
  • Author, “Gaming Law 101,” Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, March 2017 
  • Presenter, National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Second Annual Summit: How Startups and Crowdfunding Platforms Should Structure Contracts and How to Avoid Liability, Toronto, March 3, 2016