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Ms MERAV GRIGUER

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Merav is a partner of the International Privacy & Data Protection Group of Bird & Bird, based in Paris.

Position

Merav has developed a well-respected data privacy practice.
She has more than ten years' experience of practicing communications and IT law, with a particular focus on data privacy across the Financial Services; Life Sciences; Healthcare; Media; Sport; and Tech & Comms sectors.
Merav’s primary practice areas include personal data protection and privacy including audit and compliance issues, investigation procedures; litigation before the French Authority (“CNIL”); Big Data legal issues; social media; and cyber security.  She has close links with the French Regulatory Authority.
Merav Griguer is an author of several articles and publications, including “Le guide de la communication sans risque” (Eyrolles 2012); "Personal Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity" (The Law Review 2014 and 2015); and "Cybersecurity" (Getting the deal through 2015 and 2016).
She is a regular speaker at conferences on big data, social media and IT issues such asMicrosoft Techdays, Echos conferences, International Hub Forum, MEDEF, CCI, Avignon Forum, WeWork Tel Aviv Merav is also often asked to provide her opinion on upcoming bills and amendments.

Languages

french, english and hebrew.

Education

Merav has passed both the Paris and Jerusalem Bars. 
She is a Professor of Privacy, Personal Data and Cybersecurity at the Paris II Panthéon-Sorbonne University Master 2.


France: Industry focus

Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Within: Industry focus: IT, telecoms and the internet

Bird & Bird regularly assists its enviable client base with litigation, major outsourcing deals, cloud-computing matters and new technology issues such as the Internet of Things, and data protection. MACSF instructed a team led by Ariane Mole to advise on its data privacy compliance, and Stéphane Leriche teamed up with Merav Griguer to oversee CDC's migration of its messaging and collaborative tools to a cloud system. Litigation specialist Marion Barbier defended a client in a software counterfeit, unfair competition and outstanding debt action. Also notable are fintech and regulatory expert Cathie-Rosalie Joy, commercial partner Alexandre Vuchot and the Lyon-based Géraldine Arbant, who specialises in intellectual property.

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