Adam Rose > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Adam is a Commercial Partner in the Corporate department, with over 25 years’ experience, specialising in advising clients on IT and commercial contracts, including franchising, agency, distribution and terms of business.

He advises clients across a number of sectors, but in particular, those in real estate, publishing and broadcasting, financial services and retail and leisure, including hotels and restaurants.

Adam is an expert in data protection and freedom of information law, where he advises corporates and individuals on all aspects of the law.

Adam is the International Development Partner at Mishcon de Reya. His primary objective is to ensure the firm consistently delivers the best advice to its clients and to gain the trust of clients and lawyers from around the world.  He works closely with the partners appointed as leaders for each international region to closely monitor the overseas service the Firm provides, the expansion of its client-base and how it is delivering against its strategy.


Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP; Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; Solicitor, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP; Articled Clerk, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP




Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Britain; Lex Anglo-Brasil (vice-chair)


Open University (PPE); LSE (LLM (IP and IT Law)); College of Law (Law Society Finals Examination); Manchester University (BA (Hons) Accounting and Law)


Cooking, studying.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts

Mishcon de Reya LLP’s cross-departmental commercial practice is equally adept at handling business critical contracts and standard operational agreements at a national and cross-border level. The group is also active in advising on emerging trends including sustainability and ESG issues and NFT-related work. Lewis Cohen leads the commercial, technology, data and sports practice, which also fields data protection expert Adam Rose and sports head Simon Leaf.

London > Industry focus > TMT

Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s TMT offering has, since April 2021, operated as part of the firm’s innovation department, which brings together teams with expertise across IP and competition, commercial, data, technology and sport, and betting and gaming issues. Jeremy Hertzog heads up the department, bringing significant experience in litigation, especially related to IP and other technology disputes. Head of data Adam Rose co-leads the firm’s technology group, where his expertise extends to IT and commercial contracts for suppliers and licensees of IT systems. Sally Britton heads up the brands group and co-chairs the retail department, while the arrival of Ashley Winton from McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in April 2021 extends the team’s reach into fintech, data protection, and cybersecurity work.

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

(Leading individuals)

Adam Rose  – Mishcon de Reya LLP

Under the leadership of Adam Rose , who draws on more than 30 years of experience in data protection and freedom of information matters, the team at Mishcon de Reya LLP handles regulatory investigations, data subject access requests, compliance matters and enforcement actions. Ashley Winton is recommended for international data transfers and privacy and cybersecurity work, with an emphasis on the financial services, telecom and tech segments, Jon Baines focuses on GDPR matters and freedom of information requests. The practice is noted for its strong capabilities in large-scale high-profile litigation, with Ben Lasserson leading an opt-out representative action on behalf of a class of 1.6million individuals against Google and DeepMind Technologies for allegations of unlawful transfer of confidential medical records.

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

Jeremy Hertzog and Adam Rose jointly lead the technology group at Mishcon de Reya LLP which sits within the newly formed innovation group. Hertzog is skilled in enforcing IT rights in contract disputes, and Rose acts for suppliers and licensees of technology on licensing, franchising, and distribution matters. The team acts for both major and newly emerging technology companies on IT transactions, blockchain platform developments and NFTs. Anne Rose and Simon Leaf are also notable, and Ashley Winton joined the team from McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP in April 2021.