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Masha Ooijevaar

Senior Associate

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Masha Ooijevaar

Masha Ooijevaar

Senior Associate

People

Masha Ooijevaar

Masha Ooijevaar

Senior Associate

Masha is a commercial lawyer based in the Dubai office with experience advising on a range of transactional and advisory commercial and data protection matters.

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Masha is a commercial lawyer based in the Dubai office with experience advising on a range of transactional and advisory commercial and data protection matters.

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Masha is a Senior Associate in Clyde & Co's commercial, intellectual property and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) group in the Middle East. She has been based in Dubai since 2019 after relocating from London, where she trained in-house at one of the largest global entertainment companies and later worked at several leading international law firms.

Masha advises on a range of transactional and advisory commercial and TMT matters, including data processing agreements and privacy compliance. She has been involved in the development of data protection policies and programmes, data protection impact assessments, in-house privacy training and advising on cross-border data transfers. Masha's clients include both public and private sector entities in the healthcare, automotive, financial, education,  media and entertainment sectors, as well as some of the world's largest technology companies.

Masha was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in September 2016 and qualified to the State Bar of California in April 2016.

Masha is fluent in English and Dutch.

Experience
  • Advising a Saudi government entity on intellectual property and data protection issues in relation to architectural projects.
  • Advising a large Middle Eastern financial institution on the scope of the GDPR, international data transfers and general GDPR compliance.
  • Advising a Middle Eastern transportation network company on the implications of the Data Protection Law in Qatar.
  • Advising financial institutions on the new DIFC Data Protection Law 2020.
  • Drafting privacy policies, privacy standards, document retention policies and standard operating procedures for a range of global hospitality, retail, education and financial clients in Europe, UAE, KSA and Qatar.
  • Drafting and negotiating of IT services agreements, including cloud services agreements.
  • Advising a UAE FMCG company on supply and distribution agreements.
  • Advising a franchisee in the food and beverage sector in the UAE on its termination rights from a franchise arrangement.
  • Advising on contractual risks, legal obligations and cross-border transfers under the GDPR for leading international clients in the legal, retail, pharmaceutical and financial sectors.
  • Advising a multinational technology company on regulations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia relating to telemedicine software.
Services

Services

  • Commercial

  • Data Breach, Response & Recovery

  • Data Protection & Privacy

  • Data Security

  • E-commerce

  • Franchising

  • Technology, Outsourcing & Data

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