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Laurie-Anne Ancenys



Ancenys Laurie-Anne
Laurie-Anne Ancenys



Laurie-Anne is a Counsel in the Corporate department of Allen & Overy in Paris, dedicated to the Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector. Laurie-Anne has in-depth experience in the fields of computer law, information technology and data protection.

Laurie-Anne is specialised in the drafting and negotiation of complex agreements related to business and technology matters. She particularly advises international clients on all specific contract issues whether dealing with license and maintenance, IT services, hosting, integration and outsourcing.

She also assists French and international clients with e-commerce issues, in particular with the digitalization of their activities and often as part of multi-country studies.

She has developed an expertise in data protection compliance projects and, more specifically, in the implementation of personal data processing, pan-European data protection strategies and international data transfers.

Laurie-Anne spent four years working for the major law firm Gide in Paris, and six years working in London as an Avocat / Solicitor in a renowned City law firm and as a legal counsel in international groups in the technology sector. Such experience is a real added-value when she takes part to multi-disciplinary cross-border transactions and contributes to complex due diligence processes.

Laurie-Anne conducts quarterly round table discussions on data protection in Paris and regularly publishes expert articles on this issue in French and international publications.

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Publications: 11 MAY 2020

Data as a critical asset in the health sector

Laurie-Anne Ancenys, Counsel, Head of the Paris Tech & Data practice, and Juliette Olliveaud, Associate, look at how the ever-growing volume of data in our digital world presents both challenges and…

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Publications: 18 MARCH 2020

Digital transformation

Digital transformation, built on IT cornerstones of cloud, mobile, social and big data, is affecting all industries. 

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Publications: 28 JANUARY 2020

Podcast: Maximising value from data – data governance and data monetisation

Data governance – distinct from the GDPR and other comparable frameworks for personal data – is how to manage data to best effect in commercial and corporate transactions. 

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Publications: 28 JANUARY 2020

Data monetisation: checklist of the key contractual considerations

Many businesses are contracting with a range of data and AI providers to deliver their data monetisation strategies. But do you have a playbook for these contractual arrangements? Are your contracts…

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Admitted as Solicitor – 2009

Admitted to the Bar, Paris – 2007

Admitted to the Bar, Madrid – 2005


LLM in intellectual property and information society law – University of Alicante – 2006

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

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