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Rustam Roy


Rustam Roy
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Rustam is passionate about delivering commercially relevant and actionable legal advice. He has worked with tech, media and entertainment companies across EMEA and the US, helping them set up an efficient legal function and close deals quicker.

He is an expert software lawyer and has helped many B2B SaaS providers with sensible contracts, negotiation advice, business models and comprehensive data protection support.  Rustam’s expertise in the software industry extends to managing and negotiating enterprise software licences, including on-prem, private cloud and public cloud software licensing deals.

Away from tech, Rustam is very experienced with all types of general commercial work, including supply chain agreements and working closely with procurement departments to close out contracts efficiently. He’s also focussed on helping companies understand their data protection compliance requirements and provides low-impact compliance strategies. Rustam is experienced in working with diverse cultures, including in Germany, Holland, Dubai, India and the US.

Rustam is a CEDR-accredited mediator and heads up LegalEdge’s guided mediation service, which helps businesses settle disputes efficiently and quickly.

 

Click here to see Rustam’s blogs on managing opposing views in the workplace and data protection myths.

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Rustam has an international background, being a German citizen of Indian heritage and worked for US, Japanese, German and Scottish companies. He’s fluent in German and visits Berlin regularly.

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Rustam has worked as a Senior Legal Advisor at T-Systems Limited, Sole EMEA Corporate Counsel at Jive Software Limited and in-house at Square Enix, Freemantle Media, as well as at specialist tech practice Radiant Law, Gateley, Manches, Dundas and Wilson and Pitmans. He trained at Theodore Goddard. He has also worked for BAe Systems, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lehman Brothers, Reapit Limited, Highbourne Group, Assaia, Apron AI, Olympe.io and Kantar X-tel.

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