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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.

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Data protection

Publications: 07 December 2021

The UAE publishes its first ever federal Data Protection Law

The UAE has published its first ever federal data protection law (Federal Decree Law No. 45 of 2021 on Personal Data Protection) (the “Data Law”). 

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Publications: 19 June 2020

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

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Publications: 06 April 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: electronic signatures in the UAE

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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