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Avishay Klein

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Tel Aviv

Avishay Klein

Dr. Avishay Klein is a Partner, Leading our firm’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Practices

Dr. Avishay Klein is a proven legal professional possessing a unique combination of expertise and experience. With a deep understanding of the various privacy and data protection regulations and years of experience in both academia and the private sector, Avishay brings a practical perspective to the ever-changing global regulatory framework, while simultaneously navigating complex legal issues in the field of law and technology.


Avishay holds a PhD with a specialization in Law & Technology. He previously served as an in-house data protection officer (DPO) for Amdocs Group, one of the biggest enterprises in the telecommunications and software industry. This experience gives Avishay a unique viewpoint and allows him to provide clients with comprehensive practical guidance on complying with artificial intelligence and data protection regulations, including GDPR, CCPA/CPRA, LGPD, and in building and implementing global privacy compliance programs.


His work encompasses advising on regulatory inquiries, cyber crisis management, compliance programs, and various privacy and compliance-related matters, including commercial agreements and M&A activities. Avishay also works with companies to develop comprehensive customized incident response plans, provides DPO services, conducts privacy audits, trains staff, and addresses key issues with boards of directors and executive management.


Avishay is the co-founder of Israel DPO Forum, a member of the Israel Tech Policy Institute’s Advisory Board, and an adjunct professor in the fields of internet law, privacy, and cyber regulation.


Avishay is a member of the Israel Tech Policy Institute’s Advisory Board, and holds two of the most respected certifications in the fields of privacy and privacy protection, issued by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP):

1.  CIPP/E certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe)

2.  CIPT certification (Certified Information Privacy Technologist)


Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with a specialization in Law & Technology, 2015

Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, LL.M., 2008

Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, LL.B., 2007


Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2010

Insights & News - Avishay Klein:

March 26, 2024

GDPR – Company Fined for Improper Data Collection

The French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) fined a corporation for violation of the GDPR due to flaws in its personal data collection and user consent practices, even though the data was collected by a third party.
March 19, 2024

New Method Threatening the Rule of Managers in the Stock Market

As an expert on control struggles, Micky Barnea was interviewed by Globes for an article on the Amir brothers' takeover of Shufersal. Micky explained the significance of holding less than 25 percent of a company and the tools available to the Israel Securities Authority in such transactions.

March 18, 2024

Changes in the Data Security and Cyber Market – Dr. Avishay Klein Interview with Globes

Dr. Avishay Klein, the head of our firm’s Privacy, Data Protection and Cyber Department, was interviewed by Globes and spoke about companies’ difficulties in managing cyber risks under the current circumstances.

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