Meet the Speakers
Peter has been advising clients on Data Protection for over a decade and created DigitalLawUK in 2014 to provide legal & compliance advice to organisations about their activities in the Digital arena. DigitalLawUK has clients across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and the United States and advises on Data Protection, GDPR & Cyber Security compliance along with Social Media Law, e-commerce, website compliance, software licensing, privacy and Freedom of Information Act matters.
Peter is the Chair of the GDPR Working Group of the Law Society of England and Wales, where he is also a Board Member and a Past Chair of the Technology and Law reference Group. He is author of the Law Society Cyber Security Toolkit, a practical compliance guide for law firms, and is co-author of a GDPR compliance manual for law firms. A regular speaker at Conferences and Events around the world, Peter has spoken at the Nordic Privacy Arena, the European Legal Security Forum and the British Legal technology Forum.
Omar is a Partner in Ferchiou & Associés law firm. He started as a junior associate in 2011 after being admitted to Tunis bar and New York Bar.
He was initially graduated from University of Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne. Omar obtained a Master 1 degree in “Business Law” (2007-2008) and a Master 2 degree in Comparative Law of Arabic Countries (2008/2009).
He then moved to the USA and obtained an LLM in Concentration in International Business Transactions from Boston University (2010/2011).
Omar has the opportunity to work with various local and international institutions (privately owned or state owned and assists NGOs) in relation to a range of legal issues these entities may encounter.
He works extensively in matters involving: Banking & Finance, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, IT-Communications and Oil & Gas.