Marcus Evans

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3959
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 3959
Marcus Evans

Marcus Evans

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Biography

Marcus Evans is a communications, media and technology lawyer based in London. He focuses on data privacy and IT services.

Marcus has advised on data privacy since the UK Data Protection Act came into force in 1998. His practice includes cross-border privacy solutions and general corporate compliance and privacy issues arising from online products or complex data sharing transactions.

Recent examples of his data protection work range from providing advice on privacy restrictions relating to setting up a customer user portal across 17 jurisdictions, to advising a US entity subpoenaed by a federal authority regarding privacy restrictions imposed on its EU subsidiary.

Marcus has broad knowledge of all aspects of IT and business process outsourcing transactions. He has successfully negotiated a number of large offshore and multi-jurisdictional deals, and also advises on disputes and re-negotiations in the sector for multinational customers, public sector bodies and industry suppliers.

He also advises on software licensing, e-commerce, as well as trade mark licensing and IT issues in M&A transactions. His clients include financial services organisations, professional services firms, public sector bodies and media companies, including: AIG; PwC; The Boston Consulting Group; and Trinity Mirror.

Marcus regularly speaks at industry events on outsourcing, open source software issues and data protection. He is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s Taskforce on Data Privacy and the Society for Computers and Law.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • International Chamber of Commerce's Taskforce on Data Privacy
  • Society for Computers and Law

Knowledge

Cyber risk management and incident response solutions

Publication | March 28, 2019

Impact of Brexit on technology and innovation

Publication | July 2018

GDPR is upon us: are you ready?

Publication | May 22, 2018

GDPR Checklist

Publication | April 2018