Worldwide main digital disruption skilled joins Browne Jacobson

Legislation agency Browne Jacobson has appointed digital disruption authorized skilled Mike Rebeiro as strategic advisor to its UK & Eire (UK&I) IP and Know-how staff.

Mike who was the previous International Head of expertise and Innovation at Norton Rose Fulbright, is a extremely skilled senior enterprise, expertise and digital lawyer that has had intensive Chair and Board expertise. Mike has 28 years’ expertise advising British and worldwide corporates on the regulatory and moral implications of the usage of new digital and disruptive applied sciences together with, Synthetic Intelligence (AI), Large Knowledge, the Web of Issues (IOT), robotics and digital property. Previous to becoming a member of Browne Jacobson, Mike has additionally held roles at Slaughter & Might and Macfarlanes.

Mike’s function will see him work intently with associate Declan Cushley, who leads the agency’s technique for the company sector, and associate and head of Browne Jacobson’s Digital and Outsourcing observe, Anthony Nagle, in driving ahead the agency’s digital disruption technique which is a key strand of the agency’s total imaginative and prescient for development.

This key appointment follows on from Browne Jacobson’s opening of its first abroad workplace in Dublin, which is concentrating on growing a market-leading built-in end-to-end TMT observe, specializing in Digital Disruption, Knowledge and IP. It is usually certainly one of a number of latest sector-driven appointments for the agency’s company sector which underpins the agency’s O’Formed commitments and consists of main Dubai primarily based Normal Counsel (GC), Anneliese Reinhold because the agency’s first Non-Govt Chair of its company sectoral technique board.

Talking on the appointment, Declan Cushley, mentioned: “Mike has robust worldwide hyperlinks, which following our funding into Dublin presents a wonderful alternative to boost our providing to shoppers who do substantial enterprise globally and attain new goal shoppers within the EEA and the US. Mike can even be crucial in serving to to construct the bridge between our UK&I primarily based business groups which might be targeted on digital disruption and assist them to offer shoppers a seamless service throughout each jurisdictions. We’re thrilled to have Mike on board to assist additional form our agency ambitions round digital disruption.”

Anthony Nagle added: “Our shoppers are repeatedly being challenged by new applied sciences and enterprise fashions and the way they’re disrupting the markets and industries they function in. They’re having to assume creatively on how one can adapt to those adjustments. We need to encourage our shoppers to embrace these disruptions and join them to the various advantages and alternatives for development that they provide.”

Mike commented: “Browne Jacobson has clear ambitions to be much more related to the crucial points going through its shoppers, together with how digital disruptive applied sciences are impacting their Environmental, Social and Governance agendas. Browne Jacobson is on the forefront of advising shoppers on the intersection of their ESG ambitions and digital disruption and the broader impression that it may possibly have on society – that is what places them forward of different legislation corporations.

“I’m happy to develop into a part of its digital providing and people aspirations, and to assist see the larger image between the agency’s London, Dublin and wider worldwide networks.”

Browne Jacobson’s business and expertise group has intensive expertise advising on enterprise crucial IT tasks, worldwide patent litigation circumstances and sophisticated, multi-jurisdictional knowledge safety and privateness points.

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