Brian Meenagh is a partner in the Dubai office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on data privacy and cybersecurity compliance as well as complex technology transactions and joint ventures, procurement and sourcing of technology and intellectual property counselling. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Brian was a technology analyst at Accenture and worked on a variety of outsourcing, business transformation, systems integration, and software development projects for blue chip companies and UK central government. Since becoming a lawyer, Brian has advised many leading banks and financial service institutions, corporates and governments on technology and data privacy matters. Clients say Brian “possesses invaluable technical knowledge and gives you faith that he is up-to-date with the latest legal position” and his practice “has particular expertise in advising banks on the development of e-commerce platforms and digital payment systems”. Brian publishes articles and speaks at events on UAE privacy and cybersecurity matters and recently was a panelist on cybersecurity at the Middle East Banking Forum 2017 in Abu Dhabi.