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Nigel Parker

Partner

London

Parker Nigel
Nigel Parker

Partner

London

Nigel specialises in intellectual property, technology and data.

He advises on the IP, technology and data aspects of corporate and commercial transactions, including joint ventures and collaborations. He has experience in a range of digital projects for clients across a range of sectors, including in the fields of digital health, fintech, connected vehicles and digital marketing. He has extensive experience of complex technology transactions. His data practice spans all areas of data privacy, including data breaches, international data transfers and data protection authority investigations. Nigel is recognised as a leading individual in his specialist areas, in both Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK. He is the contributing editor of the ICLG cross-border guide on cybersecurity and A&O's Digital Hub blog.

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Publications: 11 August 2022

Podcast: Practical implications of the UK’s data reform plans

Listen to Steve Wood, our special advisor on data protection, and Emma Keeling, Senior PSL, discuss the broader implications of the UK’s Data Protection and Digital Information Bill. 

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Blog Post: 29 July 2022

Netherlands - VoetbalTV decision offers no further clarity on validity of a purely commercial interest as a legitimate interest basis for processing

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News: 20 July 2022

Allen & Overy advises Uni-President on the acquisition of its majority stake in Carrefour Taiwan from the Carrefour Group

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News: 18 July 2022

A&O practices and lawyers top rankings in Patent Law

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Experience highlights

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Academic

LLB, Law, The University of Manchester, 2001

LLM, Commercial Intellectual Property, Nottingham Law School, 2007

Published work

  • "Infiltrate, Extort, Repeat - The Ransomware Pandemic" (Nigel Parker, Nathan Charnock, Daniel Rubin), ICLG 2022
  • "Get Stuffed! Are you prepared for a credential-stuffing attack? (Nigel Parker and Nathan Charnock), ICLG 2021
  • "Effective Cyber Diligence – The Importance of Getting it Right" (Nigel Parker and Alexandra Rendell), ICLG 2020
  • "The Regulators Have Spoken – Nine Lessons To Help Protect Your Business" (Nigel Parker and Alexandra Rendell), ICLG 2019
  • "Would the Standard of Cybersecurity be Improved by the Introduction of Mandatory Cybersecurity Controls?" (Nigel Parker and Alex Shandro), ICLG 2018
  • "International Data Transfers under the proposed Data Protection Regulation", PDP Journals, May 2012
  • "The secret recipe: key ingredients of agreements to protect confidential information" Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Practice Point, February 2011.
  • "Cross-border data transfers: Weighing up regulator requests" PLC, January 2011.
  • "Intellectual property and joint ventures: protection of intellectual property on exit", 4 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 473, 2009.
  • "Post-termination use of licensed intellectual property by licensees", 3 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 5, 2008.
  • "Data Protection Law in Japan: a European Perspective", 8 World Data Protection Report 12, 2008.
  • "Intellectual property issues in joint ventures and collaborations", Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2: 729-74, 2007.

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