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Charlotte is a Manager in the ALT Corporate practice, based in Belfast.

Charlotte has experience in data protection, commercial contracts and corporate law matters across a variety of sectors, including in the financial sector. She has experience working on various privacy related projects including in relation to GDPR compliance and cross-border data transfers. She has recently completed a secondment in the Privacy Legal team at Goldman Sachs.

Since joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2018, she has helped to strengthen the ALT practice's capabilities in data protection, working on repapering projects following implementation of GDPR, BAU client support workstreams and further recent repapering projects in light of updates to the EU Standard Contractual Clauses and adoption of the UK International Data Transfer Agreement/Addendum. 



Charlotte is qualified in Scots law and previously worked for an international law firm in Scotland before joining Herbert Smith Freehills in Belfast. As well as her recent secondment to Goldman Sachs, she has also undertaken secondments to two other financial institutions.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a multinational financial services company with implementation of contractual terms as required by GDPR, including development of template documentation and negotiation playbooks. 
  • various clients on large-scale repapering projects to update contracts following adoption of new EU Standard Contractual Clauses for cross-border transfers of personal data. 
  • a global energy company with day-to-day commercial, technology and data related matters. 
  • a cloud service provider with contractual support in respect of the EBA guidelines on outsourcing arrangements.