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Data Protection & Information Law - UK-wide
"Nick Mathys's ability in the Japanese language and his experience in dealing with Japanese clients cannot be beaten by others." "He always makes himself available when we need him and provides a very good service tailored to our needs."
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Nick advises on regulatory, commercial and transactional issues within the technology sector. He particular focuses on data protection and e-privacy, cloud-based IT and communications services, e-commerce, smart device apps and games, and software development and licensing. His client base is broad, encompassing multinational corporates as well as high-growth start-ups in sectors spanning online services, computer games, manufacturing, retail, finance and pharmaceuticals. With over 23 years of Japan-related experience, Nick is fluent in Japanese (spoken and written), regularly travels to Japan on business and advises numerous global Japanese companies.
Nick trained as a solicitor in London and Tokyo with Baker McKenzie where he qualified in 2006 and worked for the firm’s highly regarded London IP/IT team. From 2007-2012, Nick worked in Tokyo for Herbert Smith’s corporate/TMT practice, where he advised numerous Japanese technology companies on their commercial expansion and investments in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Nick joined specialist UK technology firm White & Black in July 2012, where he founded the firm’s Japan practice. Since November 2017, Nick has been a partner at Lewis Mathys Emmerson LLP and heads the firm's data regulation practice.