As counsel in our Commercial Group, Patrice Navarro focuses his practice on commercial contracts, data privacy, information technology and life sciences areas. He brings his extensive experience, and his enthusiasm for technology related matters, in contract drafting and in privacy issue-solving in all kind of industries. Patrice focuses in IT and commercial contractual work with a particular focus on technology, life sciences and industrial related matters. He has 12 years' experience dealing with a variety of complex and strategic agreements in these sectors, including two years' experience with a preeminent judicial leader at the Court of Appeal of Paris specialized in IT contracts. He assists major and middle-sized companies in establishing their contractual tools.
He participates in all kinds of contract negotiations and advises clients on contractual breaches or performance issues. Patrice also advises clients on all major data protection and privacy issues ranging from notification of data breaches, assistance in the event of CNIL investigations, setting up comprehensive privacy policies, to full auditing of data flows and processing within the clients' companies. Patrice advises clients with any IT issues, such as outsourcing, online compliance, internet law and liability, SaaS or cloud solutions and software implementation.
Patrice holds a postgraduate degree in electronic commerce law from the University of Paris V and an LL.M degree in European Business Law from the University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. He became a French lawyer in February 2005 after two years' experience with a preeminent legal expert. Patrice joined Hogan Lovells in 2014 and practiced in the Information Technology and Intellectual Property Departments of the De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Hoche and AyacheSalama law firms before that.
Areas of Focus
Patrice lead the full audit of the data flows and processing operations in the French subsidiaries of a major US-based industry company
Patrice advised a major software producer on the complete recasting of its Sales T&Cs and Purchasing T&Cs
Patrice advised an Italian manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas to review and draft contracts for major gas fields operations in Algeria