Myria Saarinen is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department of the Paris office and is the Co-Chair of the firm's Technology Industry Group. Ms. Saarinen's practice focuses on resolving a range of complex disputes through litigation proceedings mostly in an international context and in various areas of business (healthcare, aeronautics, information technology, construction works, etc.). She is very active in litigation relating to major industrial operations and is involved in a broad range of general commercial disputes (contract and liability).
Ms. Saarinen has expertise in cross-border issues raised in connection with discovery or similar requests in France.
In addition, Ms. Saarinen has developed specific expertise in the privacy/personal data area, including advising clients on their transborder data flows, handling claims raised by the French Data Protection Authority, and setting up training sessions on the personal data protection framework in general and on specific topics. She is also active in the corporate governance and compliance area and assists clients in drafting and implementing grant of powers, delegation of liability, and other compliance schemes.
Ms. Saarinen is named among leading practitioners in commercial litigation, data privacy, and IT (The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 and 2016) and her expertise in the data privacy area is particularly lauded (Legal 500 EMEA 2016, Chambers Europe 2014, Chambers Global 2014).