Gail Crawford > Latham & Watkins > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins




Gail Crawford is the Global Chair of Latham’s Data & Technology Transactions Practice.  She is recognized as a Leading Individual in Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity.   Ms. Crawford advises many of the world’s leading global technology companies on multifaceted and precedent-defining data privacy and security matters. Her work in data privacy and security encompasses advising on compliance programs, product counseling, responding to data breaches and regulatory inquiries, advising on optimal organizational structures, and supporting large, strategic alliances and M&A transactions. She also helps clients navigate a myriad of issues in technology law, including commercial contracts, collaborations, and intellectual property.

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London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

With particular experience in the technology sector, Latham & Watkins handles data and payments projects, in addition to fintech, insurtech and cloud-related matters. Andrew Moyle, who co-leads the team, assists clients with technology, IP and commercial transactions. Fellow practice head Gail Crawford specialises in helping clients with complex data privacy and security matters, as well as licensing and exploiting various forms of disruptive technology. Christian McDermott is also a core member of the team.


London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

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Gail CrawfordLatham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins acts for a range companies, from start-ups to large multinationals, on a wide variety of privacy and security matters. The practice is well versed in advising on the data protection aspects of corporate deals, and also handles compliance issues, investigations, regulatory matters and litigation. On the cybersecurity side, the team is recommended for crisis responses following serious data leaks and cyberattacks. Gail Crawford heads up the practice and is well regarded for cross-border data privacy compliance work, with a focus on the technology, financial services, asset management, media and healthcare sectors. Fiona Maclean handles cloud and outsourcing matters, and Ian Felstead is a name to note for litigation and regulatory disputes.