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Data Protection & Information Law - UK-wide
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This content is provided by Rosemary Jay
Since 1987 Rosemary has specialised in privacy and data protection law. Her practice spans the field of information law. She works for private and public sector as well as third sector clients. She has worked on international projects for bodies such as the European Commission and the Council of Europe and on drafting privacy laws for other jurisdictions. She is the author of the standard textbook Data Protection Law and Practice (5th edition published 2020). She is a senior consultant attorney at Hunton Andrews Kurth where she advises on high-level privacy, data protection and confidentiality issues.
Qualified as a lawyer 1981. 2011-14 Hunton & Williams. 1999-2011 PinsentMasons LLP. 1987-1999 Office of the Data Protection Registrar. 1981-87 solicitor in local government.
Fellow of the British Computer Society. Society for Computers and Law. Former member of the Advisory Council of JUSTICE.
A Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation, (February 2017) Data Protection Law and Practice published by Sweet & Maxwell 4th edition 2012, supplement 2014. Contributing editor on data protection to the Supreme Court Practice (White Book). Former contributing editor for the Encyclopaedia of Data Protection and International Data Protection Law. Numerous articles, speeches and conference papers.