Nick O'Connell

Nick O'Connell

Partner

Dubai International Financial Centre, United Arab Emirates

+971 (0)4 364 1641

Nick is a Partner in the firm's Technology, Media & Telecommunications team. His practice is largely focused on technology-related legal advisory and transactional work, including IT procurement, software licensing, IT consultancy services and outsourcing. Data protection, privacy and information security related issues also make up a considerable part of Nick's work, particularly in the context of cloud computing, retail analytics, marketing and corporate/employment investigations. Nick and his team also advise on a broad range of media and telecommunications related matters, ranging from regulatory advice on advertising content through to film production and financing, telecommunications regulatory advice and commercial agreements in the telecommunications space. Nick's extensive intellectual property experience, and his Japanese language ability, provide further skills that are of significant benefit to his practice. Nick is admitted as a lawyer in New Zealand, Australia (NSW) and England & Wales. He has been with Al Tamimi & Company in the United Arab Emirates for more than seven years.