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Tom Butcher

Partner

Abu Dhabi

Tom Butcher

Partner

Abu Dhabi

Tom is a partner in our international telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) group and leads our communications, technology and data privacy practice in the Middle East. He has been based in the UAE since 2008.

He is described as “highly regarded” and ranked as a “Leading Individual” for technology, media and telecommunications in the UAE by Legal 500.

News & insights

cosmetics cream on white surface decorated with rosemary

News: 06 SEPTEMBER 2021

Advising the founders of L.A.B. Cosmetics on the company’s sale to Oakley Capital/WindStar

Allen & Overy has advised the founders of L.A.B. Cosmetics GmbH & Co. KG (L.A.B.), a leading provider of ‘clean beauty’ products, both on the sale of the company to WindStar Medical GmbH (WindStar), a…

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Key regulatory changes in China’s new legislation on personal information protection

Publications: 31 AUGUST 2021

Key regulatory changes in China’s new legislation on personal information protection

On 20 August 2021, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress adopted the Personal Information Protection Law (the PIPL), the long-awaited and first omnibus personal data protection…

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Publications: 19 JUNE 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: emerging data protection and cybersecurity guidance (Updated 18 June 2020)

The Covid-19 coronavirus is creating a need for organisations to process personal data, for a variety of specific purposes (including managing and protecting their workforce, customers and the…

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Publications: 06 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: electronic signatures in the UAE

As the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic deepens there are clear impediments to a traditional signing process.

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Office

Abu Dhabi

Allen & Overy LLP
5th Floor, Al Mamoura Building B, Muroor Road
Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 7907

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Qualifications

Professional

The College of Law (London), 1998-2000

Common Professional Examination, 1999

Legal Practice Course, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2002

 

 

Academic

BA (English Language & Literature), University of Leeds, 1995-1998