Rohan Massey leads the firm’s privacy and cybersecurity practice and focuses his practice on data protection, data security, brand protection, e-commerce, and IT. As well as advising on global data protection and privacy issues he also advises on intellectual property issues arising in corporate transactions. Rohan specialises in international data transfer issues and advises clients on global compliance programs and reactive solutions, including data breach management issues and cyber incident response. His industry-focused expertise covers asset management and financial services; life sciences and clinical trials; as well as media, sponsorship, advertising, sales promotions, and intellectual property issues, marketing issues in the sports apparel and food and drink sectors. His client base is international in scope, as he works extensively across Europe and the U.S.
Rohan regularly writes for various industry publications. He is also a member of the editorial board of Digital Business Lawyer. Articles Rohan has authored or co-authored include: “The UK’s Proposed Framework Code of Practice for Sharing Information,” World Data Protection Report; “New Draft Guidelines on GDPR Consent Requirement’s Application to Scientific Research,” BNA’s Medical Research Law and Policy Report; “Brexit & International Data Flows: Still in Choppy Waters”, Bloomberg Law, Privacy and Security Report; “Sales Promotion in The International Sales and Marketing Practice,” Practical Law Company; “UK Employer Held Vicariously Liable for Rogue Employee Lawful Disclosure of Payroll Data”, CLTR; “The Distance Marketing of Financial Services – A UK Overview,” Journal of Financial Services Marketing. Rohan also contributes to “Law in Action” on BBC Radio 4. World Trademark Review 1000 2016 – Recognized Rohan as being a “licensing and IP transactions cognoscente” who “manoeuvres shrewdly in the heavily regulated alcoholic beverage sector and backs up his IP know-how with expertise in ancillary areas such as privacy.”