Dr Avishay Klein > Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. > Tel Aviv, Israel > Lawyer Profile

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co.
TEL AVIV 6777016

Work Department

Privacy and Data Protection


Dr. Avishay Klein leads our firm’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Department. With a background spanning academia and the private sector, including a PhD in Law & Technology, Avishay offers clients a nuanced perspective on navigating the landscape of privacy and data protection regulations. Having previously served as an in-house data protection officer for Amdocs Group, he brings firsthand knowledge of the challenges faced by enterprises in the telecommunications and software industry, enabling him to provide practical guidance on compliance with regulations such as the GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, and LGPD.
Avishay counsels on regulatory inquiries, crisis management, compliance programs, commercial agreements, and M&A activities, ensuring clients receive tailored solutions to their privacy and compliance-related needs.
Avishay is a co-founder of the Israel DPO Forum and a member of the Israel Tech Policy Institute’s Advisory Board. Additionally, Avishay has attained prestigious certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), including the CIPP/E (Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe) and CIPT (Certified Information Privacy Technologist).


Hebrew, English


Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2010


Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with a specialization in Law & Technology, 2015

Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, LL.M., 2008

Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Israel > Hi-tech and start-ups

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co. maintains a diverse hi-tech practice that impresses with its ‘motivation, commitment, and professionalism’. The group acts for a broad range of start-ups — including companies in the healthcare, cybersecurity and fintech fields — which it advises on investment transactions, M&A, development, and IP issues, among other matters. Corporate and M&A heavyweight Michael Barnea spearheads a team that also includes Simon JaffaYuval Lazi and next-generation partner, Itay Gura. In December 2022, the group added new privacy and data protection head Avishay Klein, who was previously data protection officer at Amdocs.