Alex is a data and technology lawyer in Linklaters’ Asia TMT team with a passion for fintech and digital health. He advises on a wide range of TMT-related issues including cross-border tech acquisitions, investments into and establishments of online platforms, commercial contracts, and operational compliance. With a growing web of data protection and cybersecurity regimes across the Asia region, Alex’s work increasing involves advising on regional data breaches, ransomware attacks and data compliance projects. He is currently advising numerous multinationals on implementation of mainland China’s Personal Information Protection Law and Data Security Law.
Alex frequently shares his insights on data protection, cybersecurity and broader TMT topics at leading media outlets such as Thomson Reuters, South China Morning Post, Global Data Review and Forbes. He is also a popular speaker at seminars and webinars on tech and data topics in China and Asia.
Alex is a member of the Executive Committee and is Advocacy Lead of the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, acting as a channel for foreign business investigating entering and expanding in the mainland China market. Alex was recognised as a “rising star” in the corporate and M&A, Fintech and TMT practices in China by Legal 500 in 2021 and 2022.
Contributions by Alex Roberts
China PIPL: Effective Strategies for Compliance
Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2022