Thierry Dor is the partner in charge of information technology and personal data law in Gide's Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology practice group. He advises the firm's French and international clients with regard to IT projects, the Internet, e-commerce, social networks, software and database protection and marketing, implementation of personal data processing and international data transfers. Thierry Dor spent eleven years as General Counsel for major international groups, and therefore has a good knowledge of companies' expectations.
He also assists clients of the firm in their IT and data protection litigations. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on new technology issues and data protection questions.
Thierry Dor is regularly ranked as a leading expert in IT and data protection law by the various international legal directories, such as Chambers, Legal 500, Who's Who Legal or Best Lawyers.
« Practice-head Thierry Dor is sought after by French and global clients to advise on the structuring of tech projects and on issues related to outsourcing. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Thierry Dor is active in the technology sector assisting clients with issues such as software contracts, corporate transactions, litigation and data privacy issues. Clients describe him as pragmatic and say: 'His in-house experience gives him the ability to give clients an actionable result and not just a theoretical analysis.' »
Chambers Europe 2019
« On the technology front, Thierry Dor is currently leading the advice to a UK-based software provider on its agreement with a financial services company for the digitalisation and the integration of the client's white label online banking tools. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
« Thierry Dor advises on IT transactions such as integration and development, outsourcing, hosting and offshoring. He has further skills in litigation. One impressed source says: "He is very accessible and works very hard - he managed a complex negotiation and procurement process effectively, navigating all requests in several languages effectively and cohesively. »
Chambers Europe 2017
« Gide Loyrette Nouel has ‘a very high level of IT knowledge’. The ‘very responsive and practical’ team deals with IT, data and internet matters. It is led by the ‘excellent’ Thierry Dor, who shows ‘high commitment to solving problems’. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2017
« Thierry Dor is a trusted adviser and litigator on a variety of IT matters such as data protection and social network issues. Peers applaud his skill in software contract negotiations. »
Who's Who Legal 2017
« Thierry Dor assists clients with the structuring of domestic and international IT transactions, including outsourcing, hosting, offshoring, integration and development. He is also recognised for his strengths in litigation. »
Chambers Europe 2016