Jorren Knibbe

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Jorren specialises in data protection law and in the competition aspects of intellectual property and technology licensing agreements.
Data protection
Jorren has:
- designed GDPR compliance programs in legal, charity, tech sectors – including data audit, privacy notices, internal procedures, processor agreements
- represented a medical professional in GDPR claim for rectification of regulatory records
- advised a UK cloud storage provider on its response to a data breach
- represented an electronics manufacturer defending a breach of privacy claim, leading to pre-action settlement
- advised a UK accountancy firm on its response to a DSAR (including search and presentation of results) following challenge from the ICO
- developed an innovative service solution and risk management framework for a GDPR Article 27 representative
- presented at the IAPP London Data Protection conference in 2019; recorded an IAPP “Summit Sessions” webinar on GDPR compliance when using social media
- co-presented Law Society podcasts on GDPR implementation and on the impact of Brexit on data protection
IP / technology licensing
Jorren’s experience includes:
- Advising on the competition law compliance of a suite of research and development cooperation agreements to enable future high-tech manufacturing
- Advising on a medical research collaboration and allocations of future IP rights
- Advising on the compatibility with EU competition law of an international dispute settlement regarding chemical patents
Languages
German
Recommendations
Public law - “Recommended for public procurement matters”
Legal 500 2020
Competition law - Particularly active in the fields of state aid and distribution agreements. He also advises on cases concerning merger control. Knibbe represents clients before domestic and European authorities, and often assists clients based in Germany. “He is very approachable and fitted into our team well.”
Chambers UK 2019
Public Law - Very personable and client-friendly.
Legal 500 2019
Competition law - Particularly active in the fields of state aid and distribution agreements. He also advises on cases concerning merger control and abuse of dominance. Strengths: “He has in-depth knowledge of state aid law and knows how the law applies to the client’s project, so he can give helpful advice and guidance.”
Chambers UK 2018
Public law - “A diplomatic barrister with expertise in public law matters.”
Legal 500 2017
Awards
Junior Scarman Prize (City University)
Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize (Middle Temple)
Ede and Ravenscroft Legal Prize
Diplock Scholar (Middle Temple)
Qualifications
BA (Oxon) Law with Law Studies in Europe (Germany)
LLM German Law (Konstanz)

Latest News & Publications

In Bechtel v High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd [2021] EWHC 458 (TCC) (4 March), Fraser J rejected a challenge under the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 to HS2’s award of a billion-pound contract for the construction of a new railway station. As part of the decision, the judge found that HS2 had breached its obligation of transparency by failing to keep minutes of a meeting with the leading bidder. But the failure did not lead to the overturning of the award decision....

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021
No5 is delighted to welcome to our Public Law team Jorren Knibbe...

Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020