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Linklaters LLP

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Georgina Kon

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Linklaters LLP

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Technology, Media and Telecommunications


Specialise in advising both public and private sector clients on complex domestic and international IT, outsourcing and information governance matters (including data privacy and freedom of information matters).

Shortlisted for Legal Advisor of the Year 2016 by the National Outsourcing Association.


2016 to date Partner, Linklaters

2013 - 2016 Counsel, Linklaters

2009 - 2013 Managing Associate, Linklaters

2004 - 2009 Associate, Linklaters

2002 - 2004 Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters


Cambridge University, Newnham College, BA Law (Hons) (1998-2001); BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course (2001-2002)

London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Linklaters LLP has expertise in the advisory and contentious aspects of large sourcing contracts. The firm is also experienced in helping clients transform their business through digitisation, advising on the application of new technologies in different ways and the use of data. Richard Cumbley leads the practice and is known for handling complex commercial outsourcing projects. He can call on the expertise of Marly Didizian, who advises on complex service procurement contracts, multi-jurisdictional outsourcings and large-scale commercial agreements, with particular specialisms in business process outsourcing and supply chain management. Also notable is TMT and IP expert Georgina Kon, who has experience in outsourcing and advises customers and suppliers in the public and private sectors on innovative and critical matters.

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London: Risk advisory

Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Within: Next Generation Partners

Georgina Kon - Linklaters LLP

Within: Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Under the leadership of Richard Cumbley, Linklaters LLP excels at international work alongside its experience in complex UK-focused matters. The group is also recognised for its knowledge of the fintech, digital health and technology sectors; it counts Bupa, HSBC and Experian as clients. Areas of focus for Cumbley include data security incidents, privacy litigation, regulatory matters and subject access issues. Other key individuals include Julian Cunningham-Day, who has recently been active advising on GDPR projects for global clients; senior privacy counsel Peter Church, who is a noteworthy name for technology issues; and Georgina Kon, whose recent work includes advising on GDPR implications, international data flows and the privacy aspects of big data projects and digitalisation. Managing associate Alaister Johnson is also recommended.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: Next Generation Partners

Georgina Kon - Linklaters LLP

Within: IT and telecoms

Linklaters LLP's practice has particular expertise assisting clients with  corporate and M&A, commercial, contentious and regulatory matters in the IT and telecoms sectors; it also advises on infrastructure projects and digitisation matters in the healthcare, insurance and financial services industries. The team is jointly led by Julian Cunningham-Day, who advises on a range of transactional and regulatory matters in the telecoms space; IT procurement and outsourcing partner Richard Cumbley, and telecoms expert Iain Fenn. Georgina Kon is also noted; she handles a range of issues relating to disruptive technologies, IT licence audits, the use of big data and disputes.

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Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Within: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Linklaters LLP's healthcare practice is led by TMT/IP partner Marly Didizian and corporate partner Aisling Zarraga. It  offers a full service to its clients from corporate/M&A, commercial and funding to technology and IP in combination with a global network. It also handles investigations and data-protection issues in the pharmaceutical industry. Working with US and European colleagues, Yohan Liyanage focuses on IP and is handling a number of patent disputes. Georgina Kon assists clients from a technology perspective, including with data-protection issues.

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