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Our Personal Data Protection practice

Our team has extensive experience advising clients on a wide range of data processing and data protection issues, including data localisation, charging third parties to process personal data and cross-border data transfers. Clients particularly appreciate our experience in conducting data protection compliance due diligence on companies.

Key facts and recognition

  • 10+ lawyers


Advising a German car maker on personal data processing issues under Russian law in the context of a new car features planned to be implemented by the client

Advising a Russian private investment firm on conducting an asset due diligence, including data protection issues and regulation of critical infrastructures

Advising a European bank in connection with compliance with new data protection requirements

Advising a German manufacturer of agricultural machinery and chainsaws on issues related to data localisation under Russian law in connection with the launch of a regional data centre

Advising a tobacco company regarding compliance with data protection laws in connection with customer data enrichment using third party solutions

Advising a retailer on a full scope review of data protection processes in the company’s Russian entities

Advising an international pharmaceutical company on data processing under Russian law in connection with the planned sponsorship of clinical trials of pharmaceutical drugs

Advising an international airline on personal data and other issues in the extension of their frequent flyer programme and online booking services to Russia

Advising an e-commerce platform on data localisation under Russian law in the context of planning for possible changes in infrastructure (server locations)


  • Providing general advice on personal data regulation

  • Checking compliance with personal data laws in the course of pre-acquisition due diligence

  • Supporting transactions associated with the acquisition of databases

  • Auditing personal data compliance

  • Developing personal data compliance system

  • Supporting clients during audits conducted by Roskomnadzor and in the judicial protection of clients’ interests in the sphere of data protection laws

  • Advising on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and building GDPR compliance systems