Ariane is renowned for her in-depth knowledge of data protection matters and advising some of the world’s most innovative and technologically advanced companies.
Ariane is joint head of our International Data Protection Group and is one of the leading lawyers in personal data protection law. She is based in our Paris office.
Ariane advises French and international companies and public sector clients on all aspects of personal data protection and privacy. She has particular expertise in the fields of global compliance, online networks, monitoring at work and international data transfers. Ariane also assists her clients with their relationships with the CNIL and with other national or local Data Protection Authorities.
A member of the Paris Bar since 1995, Ariane previously worked within the Legal Department of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) focusing on international matters, before becoming an expert to the DG XIII of the European Union Commission where she helped to draft the 1995 Directive on Personal Data Protection.
In 2008, Ariane was admitted as a Legal Expert to the EuroPriSe project launched by the EU Commission, allowing her to offer assessments to manufacturers and vendors of IT products and IT-based services in order to obtain EuroPriSe privacy certification.
In June 2012, her data protection training seminar, "Loi Informatique et Libertés - le regime juridique des traitements et des fichiers" was certified by the CNIL, obtaining the "label CNIL". Ariane is a frequent speaker at data protection related conferences and training seminars. She is also a regular contributor to newspapers and specialist legal magazines.