Katie Espigares (nee Knowles)

Senior associate

Katie is a senior associate and has years of experience advising clients in the financial services/fintech, ecommerce and ad-tech sectors on a wide variety of data privacy, tech and general commercial law issues. She also frequently advises music publishing and rights management companies, record labels and DSPs.

Katie typically assists clients in relation to international GDPR compliance projects, privacy impact assessments, cross-border data flow issues, data breach incidents and navigating the e-Privacy regime.  

Prior to joining Taylor Wessing, Katie worked in-house for a global banking and financial services company as part of their global data privacy team. During this time she was lead privacy counsel for a number of digital and Big Data initiatives, and large strategic projects involving data flows across numerous jurisdictions. She also assisted the bank with data governance and risk management matters.

Katie is fluent in Spanish and Italian having studied and worked in both countries.

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