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Anna Gamvros

Partner

Sydney

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Anna Gamvros

Partner

Sydney

Anna is a partner leading the privacy and cybersecurity practice for Allen & Overy in the Asia Pacific region. Anna’s practice focuses on privacy and data protection; cybersecurity and breach response; technology agreements; cloud and digital transformation projects; and technology regulatory issues.

Anna is one of the leading data protection lawyers in Asia-Pacific and has worked on some of the largest and most high-profile cybersecurity breaches in the region involving a variety of threats and threat actors. She has experience in dealing with regulators across multiple jurisdictions in terms of both making data breach notifications and handling investigations with respect to data breaches and non-compliance with privacy laws.

Anna had more than 20 years of experience in Hong Kong, and is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong as well as being admitted in Australia. She has a wealth of experience in advising clients on multi-jurisdictional projects involving data management and transfer, with particular experience advising on Hong Kong and China based projects.

Recently, named Data Privacy Lawyer of the Year in the Asia Legal Awards, Anna is recognized in The Legal 500 and Chambers Asia as a leading individual for her experience in technology and data protection. In particular, she is described as being someone who "is really able to bring her experience to bear and find pragmatic solutions." Anna is recognised by Who's Who Legal as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Data Security, Data Privacy & Protection, Information Technology and Telecoms & Media.

Anna is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and is currently a member of the Executive Committee. She is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with the IAPP and holds the CIPT and CIPP/Asia certifications and is a regular speaker at the IAPP Global Summit and Asia Conference. 

Expertise

Practices

Technology Law

Sectors

Technology

Communications and Media

Office

Sydney

Level 25, 85 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
NSW 2000

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Qualifications

Professional

Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong (2003)

Solicitor, qualified in Queensland, Australia (1999)

CIPT and CIPP/Asia certifications (IAPP)

Academic

BA/LLB, Law and Media, The University of Queensland, 1990-1994

Awards & accolades

Privacy and Data Protection Lawyer of the Year

Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards – APAC, 2023

Data Privacy Lawyer of the Year

Asia Legal Awards, 2022

TMT: Information Technology (International Firms) China, 2023

Chambers Asia