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Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP
17 AVENUE MATIGNON
CS30027
75378 PARIS
France

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Etienne Drouard is one of the most prominent lawyers in France focusing on information technology, privacy, and data protection matters. Etienne is recognized by Chambers & Partners, Europe and Lawyer of the Year 2020 as one of the top five specialists in France.

His work includes regulatory proceedings and advisory, commercial, and merger and acquisition transactions, as well as national and international disputes and digital crisis management.

Etienne advises private and public entities operating information technology and telecommunication infrastructures, online services, digital media, e-commerce, mobility and transport services, financial, insurance and payment services, blockchain, cryptography, digital advertising and marketing, consumer protection, and health care issues.

Languages

English, French

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Etienne DrouardHogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP conseille la plupart des grandes plateformes internet au niveau mondial. Par le biais de David Taylor, le cabinet détient l’une des pratiques les plus expérimentées au plan international pour la gestion des dossiers de noms de domaine. Il est mandaté par les plus grands acteurs du secteur sur ses aspects. Christine Gateau  participe également à la pratique. Le recrutement au cours de l’année 2020 d’Etienne Drouard (ex K&L Gates LLP) vient fortement renforcer l’expertise du cabinet dans le domaine informatique et numérique. Winston Maxell a quitté le cabinet en 2019 pour poursuivre une carrière universitaire.

France > Industry focus: IT and internet

(Leading individuals)

Etienne DrouardHogan Lovells (Paris) LLP

Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP advises many leading internet platforms. With David Taylor, the firm has one of the world’s most regarded experts for domain name issues and is entrusted by top companies in that area, including Facebook. Christine Gateau is also noted. The recent hire of Etienne Drouard in 2020, previously at K&L Gates LLP, is a new major addition to the firm’s IT practice. Winston Maxwell left in 2019 to pursue an academic career.