Gail Crawford is a partner in the London office and chair of the firm’s data privacy committee and co-chair of the technology transactions practice and the internet and digital media industry group. Her practice focuses primarily on technology, intellectual property, and commercial law and includes technology and intellectual property licensing agreements, joint ventures, technology procurement, outsourcing, and advising on data protection, e-commerce and consumer protection legislation.
Ms Crawford is an editor of the Latham & Watkins Global Privacy & Security Compliance Law Blog and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Resource Center.
Ms Crawford has previously spent time working in-house on secondment to Diageo, where she created the information technology and outsourcing legal function and was the legal lead on the project to transform and outsource Diageo’s finance and accounting processes on the back of the company’s SAP roll-out in more than 45 countries. She has also worked on secondment with the information technology and operations function of the Lloyds Banking Group.
Ms Crawford is ranked as a notable practitioner for information technology and data protection by Chambers UK 2016. She is also recommended for data protection and intellectual property by The Legal 500 UK 2015.