Gilles Rouvier > Lawways > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

75008 PARIS

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Partner: Gilles Rouvier has a sharp and recognized expertise in the field of New Technologies and their development, more specifically in digitalization, software, data privacy and contract law, all types of IT-related agreements, SaaS agreements, facilities management, IT outsourcing, ERP, ASP, BPO, cloud computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, purchasing/sourcing and procurement/subcontracting agreements, licenses/sales – IP assignments.


Gilles Rouvier started as an attorney in 1995 before setting up Lawways in early 2006. Previously, Gilles worked for law firms with an international outreach such as August & Debouzy and Gide Loyrette Nouel as well as within the legal departments of international industrial and financial conglomerates. Gilles spent several years as an in-house counsel in General Electric, where he gained inside understanding of business processes and developed a practical, economic approach to legal issues. This dual experience now allows him to offer high added-value solutions.Gilles lectures at the Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris (ISEP) in the specialized Master’s program in Expert Cloud Computing and SaaS.


English, French


Vice-President of Cyberlex, ITechLaw (Co-Chair worldwide of the Local Representatives Committee), IFCLA.


Gilles is a graduate of UCLA (US Business Law, Communication, Los Angeles – 2002) and also earned a DESS postgraduate degree in Industrial Property law (Panthéon Assas University, Paris II – 1994) and a DEA postgraduate degree in Business Law (Panthéon Assas University, Paris II – 1992). He received a special distinction from Paris University – 1991 (Laureate in Business Law).


Gilles enjoys running and training for marathons in his spare time.

Lawyer Rankings

France > Industry focus > Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Lawways ‘has very strong expertise in the intellectual property and data aspects of the market‘ but also ‘has impressive capabilities when it comes to resolving contractual issues‘. Practice head Gilles Rouvier is ‘attentive, creative and smart‘ and ‘knows how to manage a project from start to end‘. Other recent highlights include pre-litigation matters arising from the faulty provision of a critical IT system, digitalisation projects and the termination of a contract with a service provider following data loss. Associate Sarah Benchegra left the practice.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Technologies de l’information, informatique, internet et télécoms

Lawways affiche ‘une forte expertise en matière de propriété intellectuelle et de protection des données’, et ‘une grande aptitude à résoudre les problèmes contractuels’ de ses clients. A la tête de la pratique, le ‘créatif, attentif et intelligentGilles Rouviersait gérer un projet dans toute sa longueur, du début à la fin’. Le cabinet conseille régulièrement des clients tels que Pegasystems et Quantalys sur leurs problématiques contractuelles. Il a aussi aidé une filiale française d’une société allemande sur la gestion de ses problématiques RGPD. La collaboratrice Sarah Benchegra contribue fortement à la pratique.