Ms Clara-Ann Gordon > Niederer Kraft Frey AG > Zurich, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Niederer Kraft Frey AG
BAHNHOFSTRASSE 53
8001 ZÜRICH
Switzerland

Work Department

Technology, Outsourcing, Litigation, Corporate Governance, Data Protection, Legal Proceedings and Internal Investigations.

Position

Clara-Ann Gordon is specialized in the areas of TMT/Outsourcing, data privacy, internal investigations/e-discovery, compliance and represents clients in these areas in court proceedings (including mediation/arbitration) and in transactions.

Career

Niederer Kraft Frey, Partner (2016), CEDR Accredited Mediator (2017).

Languages

German, English

Memberships

AIJA. AIPPI. ASUT. IAPP. IBA. INGRES. Member of the Board of Directors of ITechLaw. LES. Past Chair of the IBA Technology Law Committee. Past member of the LPD Council of the IBA. Officer of the IBA Women Lawyers’ Interest Group. Past IAPP Co-Chair of Basel/Zurich Knowledge Chapter.

Education

Swiss Bar (1997). University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College, LL.M. in Intellectual Property (1998).

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Clara-Ann GordonNiederer Kraft Frey AG

Niederer Kraft Frey AG acts on technology procurement, development, contractual, regulatory and compliance issues and is known for the particular expertise in telecommunications matters. With a background as a software engineer, ‘outstanding professionalAndrás Gurovits has particular knowledge of the IT industry and specialises in e-commerce matters and M&A transactions involving technology. Key areas of expertise of the ‘excellentClara-Ann Gordon are outsourcing projects, data protection matters, including audits and compliance, as well as internal investigations and court proceedings.

Switzerland > Leading firms: German-speaking Switzerland

Niederer Kraft Frey AG fields a plethora of experts covering a comprehensive legal service offering. Among the core areas of expertise are corporate and M&A as well as banking and finance matters, which are ably covered by Philippe Weber and Philipp Haas. In dispute resolution, Tamir Livschitz and Daniel Eisele are the key figures. Clara-Ann Gordon and András Gurovits are the team’s experts in TMT and sports law matters. Other names to note are tax expert Thomas Graf, private client-focused Catherine Grun Meyer, real estate specialist Andreas F Vögeli and competition law expert Nicolas Birkhaeuser.

Switzerland > Intellectual property

Niederer Kraft Frey AG assists clients with securing intellectual property and know-how and is particularly known for handling the IP aspects of transactions. Practice head Nicolas Birkhaeuser has ‘very good specialist skills‘, especially with regard to commercial contracts concerning licensing, technology transfers, cooperations and manufacture distribution. Clara-Ann Gordon is a specialist for contracts at the intersection of TMT and IP and Janine Reudt-Demontis an outstanding specialist of life sciences and healthcare law‘ with a focus on licensing of intellectual property rights, protection of know-how and business secrets.

Switzerland > Data privacy and data protection

The data privacy and data protection practice of Niederer Kraft Frey AG advises on the full range of matters, including cross-border data transfers, cyber security audits, data breaches and leakages as well on data privacy compliance programmes, both national and international in scope. The practice heads, ‘outstanding professionalAndrás Gurovits and ‘exceptional partnerClara-Ann Gordon are specialised in the technology and TMT fields respectively, with the ‘incredibly helpful‘ team bringing in further expertise in the life sciences and healthcare sectors. Dispute resolution, including before international arbitration tribunals, is another area of strength.