The GDPR provided a new focus for personal data protection.

NEXT’s lawyers have recognized expertise in privacy and data protection law. They can claim an experience prior to the reform dated August 6, 2004 of the French Data Protection Act dated January 6, 1978.

Compliance audit, analysis for the project authorization, drafting of legal documents (Data Processing Agreement, privacy policy, data processing agreement, etc.), Privacy Impact Assessments, management of data breach and notifications, assistance during controls of the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) and defending companies before the CNIL’s disciplinary committee.


There is no miracle formula: GDPR compliance is a cross-functional company project which involves all departments in the company: general management, CTO, human resources, marketing, etc. NEXT’s lawyers are GDPR experts and will be able to provide you with the tools and methods necessary for you to meet your “accountability” obligation.

Audit – Data Processing Registry – Privacy Policy – Accountability – Access right – Security – Health data – Health data host


If your company is controlled by the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL), you will need to be assisted by a specialized lawyer. NEXT’s lawyers will assist you in responding to the agents and, as necessary, will be able to defend you before the CNIL’s disciplinary committee.

Controls – Pecuniary sanctions


Hacking, virus, phishing, security default: there are significant risks for your data security. Since the application of GDPR, all the companies must not only notify personal data breach to the competent Data Protection Authority (CNIL in France), but also take any urgent measures with regard to data subjects to limit risk exposure. NEXT’s lawyers are experts in this area.

Virus – Phishing – CNIL Notification – Crisis communication


Bringing together digital and creative law is the originality of NEXT avocats. Digital and creative law share the same sources: contract law, intellectual property law and tort law. NEXT’s lawyers have significant and recognized expertise in these areas, both in consulting and litigation.