Privacy and Data Protection
Josephine Jay is an associate in the London office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, where her practice focuses on privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity. She has considerable experience handling a wide range of privacy matters for companies and products at all stages of their development, across numerous sectors.
Josephine has advised clients on all aspects of European data protection law, including international data transfers, online advertising strategies, use of sensitive and vulnerable data subject data, data sharing arrangements, internal and external policy creation and oversight, training and education programs, privacy-related certifications, and overseeing security incidents and breach notification procedures.
Josephine has extensive in-house experience. Most recently, she served as a European data protection officer at a web and mobile gaming company, where she implemented and managed its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance program and advised on other privacy matters, including data protection considerations around strategic acquisitions.
Previously, Josephine worked at a China-based technology company in Hong Kong, advising the organization primarily on privacy-related matters, including GDPR compliance as well as broader tech legal issues in the cloud and fintech sectors. Before entering her in-house roles, she worked in the London office of Latham & Watkins in its technology transactions group, focusing on privacy.EDUCATION:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Law, York, United Kingdom, 2012
- Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law, York, United Kingdom, 2011
- B.A., History, University of York, United Kingdom, 2009
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
- Solicitor (England and Wales)