Ieuan Jolly > Linklaters LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Linklaters LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10105
United States

Work Department

Data Solutions, Cyber and Privacy


Ieuan is one of the data and tech industry’s foremost legal experts and has been globally recognized as a leader in his field.

Ieuan works at the intersection of data and technology-enabled transactions for companies in high growth, innovation-driven markets. His data-focused practice has three key components: privacy compliance, data-driven transactions and cybersecurity. His combined experience mastering the intricacies of global privacy compliance, counseling on cybersecurity breaches and guiding the data and privacy aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions and alliances, enables him to take a strategic commercial approach to providing a comprehensive set of data solutions. He is also regularly involved in corporate transactions assessing the valuation and vulnerabilities of data-rich companies in the context of capital market transactions, strategic investments and working with VCs, funds and private equity companies on growth and exit strategies.

Privacy compliance
Ieuan has extensive experience with global privacy and cybersecurity frameworks, including GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA and data governance across all sectors. He works with clients on the development and implementation of enterprise-wide compliance programs and risk mitigation strategies in relation to their collection and use of data or deployment of privacy impacting technology. He provides privacy regulatory counseling to clients deploying pioneering data uses, from using data in connected cars, engaging in social data targeting or addressable advertising, to cross-device tracking, and deploying geolocation capabilities, biometric and facial recognition technologies.

Data-driven transactions
Ieuan has engineered and negotiated some of the most pioneering data transactions globally, worth over a combined value of US$10bn, utilizing data in a range of innovative ways and injecting new revenue streams into companies looking to leverage their data assets.

“If there is a pioneering deal involving data assets, Jolly is usually involved, or has blazed a trail for it to happen.” — National Law Journal

Ieuan has advised on some of the most high-profile global security breaches including phishing, ransomware, spoofing, malware, spyware, DOS and negligence, involving collectively more than 100 million affected individuals across 45 countries. He collaborates with his clients to proactively plan for a crisis and develop strategies to improve resiliency, respond efficiently and effectively, and protect their business and brand.

Technology transactions
Ieuan combines international privacy expertise with extensive experience in the complementary areas of technology and communications law, outsourcing and interactive media. He counsels clients on a wide range of complex technology transactions and sourcing arrangements, systems integration, telecommunications procurement, and the global distribution, licensing and exploitation of content across interactive media platforms.


Ieuan studied law at the University of Bristol, UK.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)

(Firms to watch)

In New York, Linklaters LLP is highlighted by peers for having formed a solid cyber and privacy team, with Ieuan Jolly and ‘outstanding’ Erez Liebermann as joint co-heads.

(Hall of Fame)

Ieuan Jolly – Linklaters LLP