Emily is a specialist data privacy and technology lawyer and head of Osborne Clarke’s office in Silicon Valley. She has over 10 years’ experience advising on a range of data privacy issues and related contractual arrangements, including in the context of healthtech, telematics, smart meters, mobile payments, big data analytics, IoT, and data monetisation projects. She works with clients to deliver a full range of data compliance strategies to ensure good data handling practices and procedures, global data transfers, security breach management, and training and is helping clients to manage their compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation.
She also advises clients on technology transactions, including complex high-value IT procurements, IT outsourcing arrangements, cloud services agreements, and in particular the related data privacy issues, such as data transfers, cyber security, and managing data processors effectively. She also advises on dual-use export control regulations. In the data centre sector, she brings together her expertise in IT, data security issues, and outsourcing projects and works with the real estate team to negotiate arrangements and deliver strategic advice to clients who are using or providing data centre and colocation services.
Emily is recommended by Legal 500 as a technology and data privacy expert who is ‘approachable’ and offers ‘clear, concise, and business-appropriate advice’. She regularly speaks externally on IT and data protection and privacy topics and member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Emily trained with Osborne Clarke and qualified in 2004. Emily also speaks Italian, having studied law at the Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy, as part of her Law and Italian degree, and has also been on two secondments to Osborne Clarke’s Milan office.