Marcus Andreen
Technology, privacy and commercial

Solicitor with more than 25 years’ experience working with startups, early stage ventures and established businesses

Who I am

With a background working for City law firms and then in-house, I now provide legal support to start-ups, SMEs and larger businesses in the technology sector.

My clients are successful, innovative businesses, often looking for creative legal solutions.  Eight clients have been recognised in the TechTrack 100.

I understand the importance of taking a commercial and often pragmatic approach to get projects done within budget and on time.

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What’s happening with SCCs? – Part 1

05/05/21 – If your organisation does not transfer personal data to ‘third countries’, i.e. countries outside the EEA that do not have a UK adequacy finding, then breathe a sigh of relief and feel free to go and do something else.  If, however, your organisation does transfer personal data to a ‘third country’ (which for […]

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UK adequacy decisions – lukewarm thumbs-up from the EDPB

15/04/21 – If you’ve been following the progress of the UK adequacy decisions (see updates from December 2020 and March 2021), you will know that we have been waiting for the European Data Protection Board’s opinions on the draft UK adequacy decisions.  As per the EDPB’s press release yesterday, these opinions have now been adopted. […]

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My background

I set up in 2004 with the aim of providing SMEs with an outsourced, pay-as-you-go, in-house counsel service.

Prior to setting up on my own I worked as General Counsel and Company Secretary of Eyretel plc, a supplier of digital voice recording solutions, acquired by Witness Systems and now part of Verint (2000 – 2003).

Before joining Eyretel I was Commercial

and Legal Director at Mobile Systems International Limited (MSI), a mobile network software vendor (1998 –2000).  And before MSI my first in-house job was as Legal & Commercial Manager at Synon, an application development software vendor (1996 – 1998).

Going further back, I trained at Ashurst, qualifying in 1992, and then worked as a City lawyer before going in-house.

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