Jagvinder Singh Kang > Mills & Reeve LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
78-84 COLMORE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B3 2AB
England

Work Department

Technology

Position

Jagvinder is a Partner and the International & UK Head of IT Law (CIPP/E, CIPM) at Mills & Reeve. He is an award winning and market leading technology lawyer. He is featured in Legal 500’s ‘Hall of Fame’ – which Legal 500 confirms: “highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession.” He has been recognised for 10 consecutive years in Legal 500’s ‘Elite List of Outstanding Technology Lawyers Nationwide’, and consistently been ranked number one for IT and technology law by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for a decade. He is a specialist technology and GDPR/data protection lawyer (CIPM, CIPP/E – he has attained amongst the world’s highest certification score on this internationally regarded specialist data protection qualification), as well as a qualified software engineer (First Class BSc (Hons) Computer Science & Software Engineering), with over 20 years of expertise from having advised on billions of pounds worth of UK and international technology transactions, involving the full range of organisations from innovative start-ups to FTSE100, NASDAQ listed and other world-class corporates. He also advises on UK and global GDPR compliance projects as well as cyber-breaches.

Career

Trained at Pinsent Curtis (now Pinsent Mason), before joining Wragge & Co (now Gowling WLG). He then co-founded the specialist technology law firm, Technology Law Alliance. Following that, he joined Mills & Reeve as a Partner and the International & UK Head of IT Law (CIPP/E, CIPM).

Languages

English, Punjabi

Memberships

British Computer Society, International Association of Privacy Professionals, Law Society

Education

University of Birmingham: BSc Computer Science & Software Engineering (First Class BSc (Hons) Degree) – he also completed the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer status; University of Birmingham: CPE; Nottingham Law School: LPC (Distinction); The International Association of Privacy Professionals: Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), The International Association of Privacy Professionals: Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

Leisure

Family, Technology

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

(Hall of Fame)

Jagvinder Singh Kang – Mills & Reeve LLP

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Mills & Reeve LLP’s data protection offering was recently bolstered by the arrival of Jagvinder Singh Kang from Codified Legal in May 2020, who now heads up the team alongside Gary Attle and Peter Wainman. The practice acts for a number of high-profile clients in the healthcare and education sectors, and handles a large amount of compliance work.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech

In May 2020, Mills & Reeve LLP’s fintech offering was bolstered by the arrival of Jagvinder Singh Kang from Codified Legal. He now jointly leads the team with Kevin Calder. The practice has considerable experience in corporate and financial deals in the fintech sector, and it also handles IT and data protection matters.

London > Public sector > Healthcare

Mills & Reeve LLP is noted for its ‘outstanding‘ full-service advice on major healthcare projects for NHS Trusts, independent health and care providers, commissioners, and national bodies. In Birmingham, head of the health and care sector team Jill Mason advises across a range of healthcare matters, extending to mental health and capacity matters, inquests, judicial reviews, and public inquiries. In Norwich, Natalie Wade is an ‘exceptional‘ healthcare M&A specialist, especially with high-volume acquisitions. Based in Cambridge, Peter Wainman advises healthcare clients on IT and data protection. Notably, partner Neil Ward joined from Browne Jacobson LLP in November 2020 while Jagvinder Singh Kang joined as partner from Technology Law Alliance in May 2020. In June 2021  Dawn Brathwaite retired from the partnership but remains in the team as a part-time consultant.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Mills & Reeve LLP recruited Jagvinder Singh Kang from Codified Legal Limited to lead its practice. With Jagvinder at the helm, the firm is able to provide a cohesive offering in the technology sector, which encompasses handling major procurement processes, data protection mandates and complex IT law matters. Kevin Calder, who co-leads the practice alongside Jagvinder, focuses primarily on public sector-led IT projects.