Debbie Heywood

Senior Counsel – Knowledge

Debbie Heywood

Debbie is a senior counsel - knowledge lawyer in the Technology and Information group. She specialises in data, AI, digital, online platforms and safety, and consumer protection. Debbie edits and regularly contributes to Taylor Wessing's international tech, media and data privacy publications including Interface and Global Data Hub. She produces a monthly technology and communications update, Radar, and Play, a games update. Debbie writes extensively on a wide range of subjects spanning commercial tech, data and digital.  She has published external articles and chapters to books on data protection and is a frequent presenter of Taylor Wessing’s data protection webinars. 

Debbie is also responsible for providing the T&I group with specialist legal support and training, keeping them up to date with legal and other relevant developments in the sector, and working across our international footprint.

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Interface - Onwards and upwards – EU and UK developments in automated and autonomous mobility

Flying high - filling regulatory gaps to incentivise mass take up of uncrewed aircraft

Debbie Heywood looks at the Law Commission of England and Wales's consultation on how to prepare for autonomy in aviation.

3 June 2024

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6 of 6 Insights

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Online safety – regulators align in the UK and the EU

23 May 2024
Briefing

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Is UK AI regulation on the way in after all?

25 April 2024
Briefing

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Technology, media & communications

Ofcom launches phase three of its online safety regulation plan

25 April 2024
In-depth analysis

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