Peter Violaris is General Counsel at Yoti, a digital identity company based in the UK. Yoti is seeking to become the world’s trusted digital identity and takes management of user data extremely seriously. He is responsible for all legal matters at Yoti, managing the patent portfolio and ensuring Yoti meets its ISO27001 and SOC2 compliance requirements. Peter also sits on the Senior Management Team.
Peter is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales with almost ten years’ experience. Peter specialises in commercial technology contracts and has a good knowledge of intellectual property, data protection and corporate law. Peter trained and qualified at Macfarlanes, a leading city practice specialising in private equity transactions, before moving to his first in-house role as General Counsel of Caterham F1 and then the Caterham group of companies. After two years with Caterham, Peter moved back to private practice to work for Lewis Silkin LLP, specialising in technology sector. Peter has been with Yoti almost two years.