Lauren is a commercial and transactional lawyer who advises on commercial, IT, technology and data protection matters across a variety of sectors, including the financial and government sectors. She works with both public and private sector clients on a range of commercial, business transformation, complex outsourcing and fintech projects.
Lauren has experience of advising clients on their data protection compliance regimes, including international clients who are addressing their global regulatory obligations and the extra-territorial effect of the GDPR. Her experience includes advising on data protection policies and procedures, contractual provisions which seek to address data protection and international data transfers.
Lauren has also undertaken a secondment to a major international financial institution, during which she advised on a variety of commercial contracts, as well as a number of strategic fintech and distributed ledger technology projects.
Lauren's experience includes advising:
- the Ministry of Defence on the design, procurement and contractual framework for its major technology estate re-procurement and transformation programme
- a confidential client on a number of fintech consortium projects
- the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development on the first generation outsourcing of its infrastructure, networks, and security, including matters in connection with its unique privileges, immunities and exemptions
- Transport for London on the restructuring of the London Congestion Charge and Traffic Enforcement arrangements
- ElectraLink on procuring and negotiating an Energy Market Data Hub, including the IT and communications services used by ElectraLink to deliver the Data Transfer Service ("DTS") to electricity DNOs and other market participants, and exit from the current contract
- an Asian gaming company on its compliance with the GDPR including reviewing key documents and policies, considering data transfers between its various entities and considering the extra-territorial effect of the GDPR
- British American Tobacco on its compliance with the GDPR across a number of initiatives, including advising on required documentation, contracts and other data protection compliance issues