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In the UAE, data privacy is crucial, fueled by extensive digital transformation and technology integration in both public and private sectors. The nation has multiple legislations including but not limited to the Federal Decree-Law No. 45/2021 on the Protection of Personal Data (“UAE Data Protection Law”) and DIFC Law No. 5/2020 Data Protection Law (“DIFC Data Protection Law”) which enforces data protection laws and regulations, and safeguards personal and corporate data and infrastructure.

These regulations require organisations to implement strong security measures, conduct regular audits, and uphold privacy rights, ensuring they mitigate risks and maintain compliance with the evolving legal landscape.


Data Privacy Regulatory Counsel

Compliance Guidance: We offer advice on adhering to both UAE-specific and international data privacy regulations, including the stringent measures outlined in the UAE Data Protection Law and the DIFC’s GDPR-aligned statutes.

Impact Assessments: Our team conducts thorough privacy impact assessments to identify and mitigate risks associated with data processing activities.

Strategic Framework Development: We help organisations develop and implement comprehensive data protection frameworks that ensure they meet current regulatory mandates and are prepared for future changes.

Data Protection Policies & Procedures

Custom Policy and Agreement Drafting: We specialise in creating bespoke data protection policies, data protection agreements, privacy policies and procedures tailored to the specific operational needs of each client.

Protocol Establishment: Our services include setting up robust data handling protocols that ensure secure processing, storage, and transfer of sensitive information.

Ongoing Training and Compliance: We provide extensive employee training and continuous monitoring to ensure that our clients' data protection measures remain in full compliance with evolving standards.

Data Compliance in Transactions

Mergers and Acquisitions: We guide clients through the complexities of M&A, focusing on data-related risks and compliance. Our comprehensive due diligence reviews assess the data protection practices of target entities to ensure seamless integration and compliance post-transaction.

Regulatory Compliance Reviews: We draft, formulate and evaluate data transfer agreements that could impact transactions, helping clients address these issues proactively to avoid legal liabilities.