Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1987 and specialized in IT law since 1990, Hervé joined SEA avocats, an Advisory and Life Sciences sectors entirely dedicated firm as a founding partner in April 2015. His practice encompasses both advisory and litigation matters on IT projects, data protection (GDPR), licensing and complex major Shared Services Centers or, more generally, outsourcing operations. Previously, Hervé had been the founding partner of the IT legal department of Courtois Lebel firm (2002-2014), the IT legal practice initiator and partner with PwC Tax and legal (1996-2002) and the head of e-commerce department with Alain Bensoussan’s IT law firm (1990-1996). His extensive 27 years’ experience in IT enables him to recommend the most appropriate contractual good practices based on a good understanding of cutting edge technologies. He also has a recognized expertise on the legal issues associated with the Internet of things, data security and data hosting, cloud computing, e-commerce, blockchain, notably in regulated sectors. Hervé Gabadou is appointed each year as « one of the best Lawyers» by Who’s Who Legal since 2014. The IT team of SEA Avocats comprises one partner, a senior associate and a junior associate.