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Laurie-Anne Ancenys



Ancenys Laurie-Anne
Laurie-Anne Ancenys



Laurie-Anne is a Counsel, head of the Tech & Data practice at Allen & Overy in Paris. She is specialised in the fields of information technology and data protection law.

She assists French and international blue chip clients with the digitalization of their activities, including in relation to strategic partnerships, cybersecurity issues, data monetization and the launch of online tech products and services in a broad range of sectors.

She has developed an expertise in the drafting and negotiation of complex IT agreements, including in relation to M&A transactions. Laurie-Anne also advises companies on data protection compliance issues - including data breaches and IT/data contentious matters.

Laurie-Anne speaks at international conferences, conducts quarterly round table discussions on data protection in Paris and regularly publishes expert articles in French and international publications. In addition, Laurie-Anne contributes to the HEC Paris Tech Law courses.

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Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2021

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations

Investigations, now a fact of business life, matter and need to be run wisely. Adhering to data privacy laws is a key component of this, especially for international matters.  

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A modern building with shades of red, white and blue

News: 26 AUGUST 2021

Allen & Overy advises RAJA Group on the acquisition of Viking and its Office Depot Europe operating business

Allen & Overy Paris advised RAJA Group, Europe's leading multichannel distributor of supplies and equipment for businesses, on the conclusion of an agreement with Aurelius to acquire the Viking…

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Allen & Overy office

News: 26 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy announces the nomination of Laurie-Anne Ancenys as Young Leader of the France China Foundation

Allen & Overy announces the nomination of Laurie-Anne Ancenys, Counsel and Head of the Tech & Data practice of the Paris office, to the 2021 selection of the Young Leaders of the France China…

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Bird's eye view of a straight road between a forest

Publications: 09 APRIL 2021

When Green meets Digital

What’s behind the new “European Green Digital Coalition”?

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Admitted as Solicitor

Admitted to the Bar, Paris

Admitted to the Bar, Madrid


LLM in intellectual property and information society law – University of Alicante (EIPIN - European Intellectual Property Institute Network) – 2006

Master degree in French law - University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne – 2005

Master degree in Spanish law – University of Complutense of Madrid – 2003