Expertise

Katy is an Associate within the Commercial division, with experience advising clients on a wide variety of matters for clients in the financial services and retail sectors in particular. 

Katy has experience across a broad spectrum of commercial matters, ranging from preparing bespoke commercial contracts for day-to-day operations to advising on non-contentious IP.  Katy also has in-depth experience in advising on data protection compliance matters (in particular compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Experience

Katy's recent experience includes:  

  • Providing project support and advice to one of Scotland's largest children's charities with their GDPR compliance project.
  • Part of the team supporting a major high street bank on their GDPR compliance project, including assisting with the review and update of their customer facing privacy policy.
  • Advising a national menswear brand on its consumer law compliance, and assisting with the GDPR review of their business. 
  • Leading the update of numerous privacy policies for a large insurance broker in relation to their GDPR compliance project. 
  • Advising on the commercial, IP, IT and data protection aspects of numerous corporate deals. 
Professional memberships
  • Law Society of Scotland
Education
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh (2014-2015) 
  • Scots Law (LLB Hons), University of Aberdeen (2010-2014) 
Languages
  • French