Esther C Franks
Esther Franks is an associate in the data and technology transactions and data privacy & security practices in the Singapore office of Latham & Watkins.
Ms Franks primarily handles technology, data privacy and cybersecurity, intellectual property and commercial law matters. She advises on complex commercial, technology and intellectual property arrangements, including licensing and joint ventures, procurement and outsourcing as well as on intellectual property matters, e-commerce, consumer protection, and data privacy and cybersecurity (including the PDPA and the GDPR) legislation.
Ms Franks has a wide range of experience advising clients from various sectors, with a particular focus on AdTech, e-commerce and online services, health, technology, financial services and the entertainment industries.
Ms Franks previously spent four years in Latham's London office, and she has worked in-house on secondment at a global social network focusing on data protection and cybersecurity as well as a major global retail company and a multinational consumer goods company, acting as legal counsel for the respective global procurement functions, focusing on technology-related procurement.