Jo is a Senior Counsel and an information rights specialist in the Commercial Technology and Data team. She has over ten years of experience advising on contentious and non-contentious data and IP matters. Jo works with clients of all sorts to develop data privacy strategies. Jo has extensive experience of managing cybersecurity breaches and data and confidential information-focused litigation.
Much of Jo's work involves explaining complex privacy issues to groups of all ability levels; and in addition to running popular privacy training courses she is a leading proponent of Taylor Wessing's innovative legal design programme, tackling legal problems of all sorts with user focused design-thinking.
She was listed as a Rising Star by Managing Intellectual Property in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and as one of Global Data Review's Top 40 Under 40 in 2018.
|Since 2021||Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 - 2021||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2016 - 2017||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2015 - 2016||Associate, Shoosmiths|
|2011 - 2015||Solicitor, Shoosmiths|
|2010 - 2011||In-house legal advisor, DHL|
|2009 - 2011||Trainee Solicitor, Shoosmiths|
|2012||LLM Intellectual Property, University of London|
|2011||Admitted as a lawyer, England, Wales|
|2009||Legal Practice Course, City Law School, London|
|2007||Graduate Diploma in Law, Inns of Court School of Law, London|
|2006||BA Hons Modern History and Politics, University of Oxford|
Landmark Decisions of the European Court of Justice, Larcier, 2014, p 45-60
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The regulation of child safety online – an update
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