I have over ten years’ experience in commercial law, both in private practice and in-house, having begun my career training with a large international firm in the City of London. Over the past decade, I’ve had the pleasure of working with countless businesses in a range of sectors, from engineering to pharmaceuticals, sports equipment to waste management, and everything in between.
I love getting under the skin of different businesses, understanding their challenges and giving them tailored advice on their legal rights, obligations and risk management. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing the advice you’ve given a client have a tangible material effect on their business – particularly when you’ve identified an issue they hadn’t previously considered.
No matter what business or sector you’re involved in, planning ahead is essential.
If you’re considering a new project or venture, involve lawyers as early as possible to ensure you have every angle covered and minimise your risk.
Provide as much information as possible to your legal advisers to ensure you get the most comprehensive advice from the outset.
How much will it cost and when can you do the work?
The answer, of course, varies widely depending on the context. That said, I always try and agree costs and clear time frames up front, whenever possible.
What does my business need to do to be ready for GDPR?
The answer will depend entirely on the business, but beginning with a data-mapping exercise is always a good start.
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