“They are quite commercial in their approach and don’t escalate matters; rather they find the most efficient way to deal with things”

Chambers UK 2020

“A highly respected litigation boutique with expertise in a wide range of contentious corporate matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“They can really go toe to toe with magic circle firms”

Chambers UK 2020

“An excellent boutique litigation firm”

Chambers UK 2020

“They have really had our backs in a very innovative way”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are absolutely brilliant – very good at the big picture, very effective communicators and very easy to get on with.”

Chambers UK 2020

“Signature has provided us with steady-handed advice and I can honestly recommend their tightly-knit team to anyone in need of sound legal advice”

Chambers UK 2020

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”

Chambers UK 2020

“Well known for its representation of oligarchs and other high net worth individuals”

Chambers UK 2020

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters”

Chambers UK 2020

“The amount of deep thought that goes into each piece of work is extraordinary”

Chambers UK 2020

“Brilliant client care coupled with sound legal judgement”

Chambers UK 2020

Signature “has developed a deep bench of talent, which means even with the high demand for their services they consistently maintain a high quality”

Chambers UK 2020

“Highly responsive, intelligent and commercially astute lawyers”

Chambers UK 2020

“They demonstrate the ability to formulate, plan and implement a sophisticated global strategy”

Chambers UK 2020

“They are impressive in the way they deal with very complex cases”

Chambers UK 2020

The Firm’s “tactical and strategic vision is unparalleled, and the practice has a great range of partners and associates”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A strong focus on large, complex cases that are often cross-border”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“A highly experienced team of partners who have in-depth knowledge of commercial dispute resolution”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Outstandingly successful”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

“Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large-scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Prominent dispute resolution boutique with a strong record acting on behalf of claimants against major banks and financial institutions in complex litigation matters.”

Chambers UK 2019

“A highly specialised dispute resolution firm, with a strong focus on large, complex and often cross-border cases.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dispute resolution boutique Signature Litigation LLP handles large, high-profile professional negligence claims, often with a cross-border element, for claimants and defendants.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The practice advises on all aspects of large-scale banking litigation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

“The hallmarks of the team are that they are responsive, commercial, conflict-free, flexible … a client gets Magic Circle quality.”

Chambers UK 2019

“They have a lot of experience in multi-jurisdictional, high-value litigation. They are a boutique firm that is growing in size considerably but which can still provide a personal, flexible service.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Adept at handling multiparty and cross-border disputes, particularly those related to banking.”

Chambers UK 2019

“Their advice is sound and their strategic approach is excellent. I would recommend them without hesitation.”

Chambers UK 2019

“The firm is extremely focused on high-quality litigation”.

Chambers UK 2019

“Noted expertise in handling cases related to alleged benchmark manipulation and mis-selling, as well as significant shareholder disputes”.

Chambers UK 2019

“A first-class firm with a positive, collaborative culture of integrity”.

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Dedicated litigation experts with experience in handling every element of large scale and highly complex commercial disputes, frequently involving multiple parties and jurisdictions.

Chambers UK 2019

Biography

Mathilde specialises in data protection work, advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

She assists French and international clients on major data protection issues, ranging from Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) investigations and litigations to the implementation of GDPR compliance plans, securing international data transfers and setting up data breach response plans.

Mathilde also focuses her practice on regulatory disputes as well as on commercial and consumer-related litigation and contract work and has experience in dealing with a variety of complex legal issues in various industry sectors such as mass retail, automobile, media and e-commerce. She also advises clients on contractual breaches and performance issues.

Prior to joining Signature, Mathilde worked at the Paris offices of two major international law firms for 4.5 years and began started her career in a well-known French law firm, where she worked for almost 3 years.

Mathilde qualified from the Paris Bar in 2012.  She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Mathilde speaks French and English.

Articles

  • The Future Of Personal Data Class Actions In Europe – Fintech Direct – 11 February 2020
  • Is the EU better equipped than the US to supervise the use of facial recognition? – Computer Weekly – 25 February 2020
  • Is the integration of a tool such as Clearview AI possible in France? – Le Monde du Droit – 25 February 2020
  • Class actions and data security practices: differences between Europe and the United States – Thomson Reuters – 28 February 2020
  • Will The GDPR Frustrate Europe’s Plans For AI? – Information Security Buzz – 16 March 2020
  • The Future Of Personal Data Class Litigation Across Europe – Law360 – 17 March 2020
  • The rise of data breach group litigation – Global Data Review – 18 March 2020
  • Will the GDPR frustrate Europe’s plans for AI? – ITProPortal – 18 March 2020
  • GDPR and cyber-risk insurance: how can insurers improve their cyber-risk products – ITProPortal – 26 March 2020

Experience

Data protection matters

  • Assisting a leading social media company before the CNIL’s litigation division, drafting legal submissions and attending hearings
  • Assisting a leading furniture company before the CNIL’s litigation division, drafting legal submissions
  • Assisting a diet and nutrition coaching company before the CNIL’s litigation division, drafting legal submissions
  • Assisting various clients in the implementation of GDPR compliance plans and the setting up of privacy governance structure
  • Advising an investment bank on the setting up of a data breach response plan, in compliance with GDPR rules

Commercial and consumer-related litigation and contract work

  • Advising a mass online retailer of consumer products on the implementation of ultra-fast delivery for purchase through online platforms, drafting and negotiating corresponding agreements with a leading French retail group
  • Advising a mass online retailer of consumer products on drafting/negotiating agreements with service providers for the installation of lockers used for product delivery
  • Assisting a leading retail group on the audit performed by the DGCCRF regarding suppliers’ payment terms

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