Robert is a Counsel in the Intellectual Property Group, with a focus on Data Privacy and Technology Transactions.
For over a decade he has advised clients on: regulatory compliance matters such as data privacy, consumer protection and e-commerce; transactional and other commercial matters, including drafting and negotiating complex IT/IP contracts; and international expansion and associated cross-border and multi-jurisdictional issues.
Robert works for clients in a wide range of sectors, particularly Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Retail. He is particularly sought after by U.S. technology companies for business-critical advice on U.S., European and cross-border data privacy compliance in the context of their domestic and international operations (including the extent to which their specific data processing activities are subject to particular jurisdictions' legal regimes).
Robert also has deep insight pertaining to European regulatory enforcement, having spent two years on a secondment at the UK's consumer protection regulatory agency.