Mme Ariane Mole > Bird & Bird > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Bird & Bird
2 rue de la Chaussée d'Antin
75009 Paris
France
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Work Department

Privacy & Data Protection

Position

Ariane is renowned for her in-depth knowledge of data protection matters and advising some of the world’s most innovative and technologically advanced companies Ariane is joint head of our International Data Protection Group and is one of the leading lawyers in personal data protection law. She is based in our Paris office. Ariane advises French and international companies and public services clients on all aspects of personal data protection and privacy, particularly international data transfers and businesses, monitoring at work and data protection issues. She also assists her clients with their relationships with the CNIL and with other national or local Data Protection Authorities. She advises clients on technologies, privacy and individual liberties and on the application of personal data protection laws, audits of information systems and compliance of data processing systems. A member of the Paris Bar since 1995, Ariane previously worked within the Legal Department of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) focusing on international matters before becoming an expert to the DG XIII of the European Union Commission where she helped to draft the 1995 Directive on Personal Data Protection. In 2008, Ariane was admitted as a Legal Expert to the EuroPriSe project launched by the EU Commission, allowing her to offer assessments to manufacturers and vendors of IT products and IT-based services in order to obtain EuroPriSe privacy certification. In June 2012, CNIL awarded her the “label CNIL”, for her data protection training seminar, “Loi Informatique et Libertés – le regime juridique des traitements et des fichiers”. She is a frequent speaker at data protection related conferences and training seminars. She is also a regular contributor to newspapers and specialist legal magazines.

Languages

French, English

Lawyer Rankings

France > Data privacy and data protection

(Leading individuals)

Ariane MoleBird & Bird

Bird & Bird works extensively on global compliance actions and on international data transfers. As competent litigators, the team represented Doctolib before the Conseil d’Etat in a successful dispute which brought important developments to the ongoing Schrems II debate. Handling sensitive and challenging data matters for the banking sector, the firm counts Orange Bank, a bank launched by French telecom company Orange, to its client list. Ariane Mole‘s previous in-house experience at the French Data Protection Authority gives her valuable insight into regulatory matters. Mole co-leads the department with the well-respected Merav Griguer.

France > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Bird & Bird‘s full-service life sciences practice regularly acts for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Emmanuelle Porte is a key individual at the firm for corporate matters and regularly assists biotech and ehealth clients with respect to venture capitals and IPOs. Alexandre Vuchot and Ariane Mole have developed a strong offering of commercial, regulatory, and data protection expertise in relation to digital health and medical device companies. Highly respected patent litigator Yves Bizollon leads the IP team.

Paris > Protection des données personnelles

(Les grands avocats de demain)

Ariane MoleBird & Bird

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Ariane MoleBird & Bird

Bird & Bird has established itself as a ‘go-to‘ team for advice regarding data privacy compliance, international data transfers, AI, and cybersecurity matters. The team has also assisted French and international clients with GDPR compliance, cloud computing, and binding corporate rules involving data. Ariane Mole and Merav Griguer lead on all data privacy and security matters, including security breach management, digital marketing, and general cybersecurity. Associate Dan Scemama provides additional support.

Bird & Bird intervient souvent dans des projets de conformité de dimension globale et dans des opérations de transferts internationaux de données. Très compétente en contentieux, l’équipe a représenté avec succès Doctolib devant le Conseil d’Etat dans une affaire ayant confirmé la jurisprudence Schrems II. L’équipe traite aussi des dossiers sensibles dans le secteur bancaire, pour des clients tels qu’Orange Bank. Ariane Mole , qui a dans le passé été Chargée de Mission au sein de la Direction Juridique de la CNIL, est recommandée pour les sujets réglementaires. Elle codirige la pratique aux côtés de la très réputée  Merav Griguer.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Santé et sciences de la vie

Bird & Bird est pourvu d’une gamme complète d’expertises dans le domaine des sciences de la vie. Le cabinet assiste régulièrement des sociétés pharmaceutiques et des fabricants de dispositifs médicaux. Emmanuelle Porte assiste des biotech et des groupes d’e-santé dans leurs opérations de capital-risque et d’introduction en bourse. Alexandre Vuchot et  Ariane Mole sont dotés d’une solide expertise en matière commerciale, réglementaire et de protection des données. Ils conseillent des entreprises spécialistes de la santé numérique et des fabricants de dispositifs médicaux. Le très réputé Yves Bizollon est un grand expert du contentieux de brevets. Il est à la tête de la pratique de droit de la propriété intellectuelle du cabinet.