Senior Associate | Lead Lawyer (Privacy & Data Protection), DLA Piper
Ilias Abassi is a lawyer specialized in privacy, data protection & cyber security. He assists leading multinationals in navigating the complex data privacy and cyber security landscape across the globe.
Ilias has a special focus on innovative and privacy sensitive technologies. He has worked as in-house counsel for various clients, gaining unique experience with complex issues involved in the design and implementation of such technologies. He also regularly speaks on privacy and technology related topics.
He works closely as trusted advisor and strategic partner to senior stakeholders (such as General Counsels, Board members, DPOs, Heads of Compliance). Ilias is particularly appreciated for providing creative and out-of-the box solutions to complex privacy matters.
Ilias his practice also includes cyber security related matters, such as handling data breach incidents and subsequent risk mitigation. He also assists clients in the context of investigations or complaints by privacy regulators.