Rob SumroyPartner and Head of Technology and Outsourcing at Slaughter and May
Rob is a partner in our IP/Tech group and Head of our Technology and Strategic Sourcing practices. He is global co-head of the Data Privacy Hub and co-leads both our cross stream Cyber Advisory unit and our Emerging Technology team.
He advises on all areas of technology, digital and data, including around emerging technologies such as blockchain, AI/ML and IoT, as well as privacy, cyber and the regulation of data across a broad range of sectors. He regularly helps clients understand and mitigate risk, whether linked to a changing regulatory compliance framework, adapting to evolving technological advancement, implementation of material transformation programmes or complex outsourcings, or the increasing complexity around the management of data. Rob also has significant experience in handling the IP, technology and data protection aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other major corporate transactions.
Rob is ranked Band 1 for Information, Technology and Outsourcing in Chambers 2022 and is the Co-Contributing Editor of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Fintech 2021, a practical cross-border insight into Fintech law across 40 jurisdictions.