Andrea Ward, CIPP/E


Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

Director, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Andrea Ward is Managing Counsel of Ignition Law and is an employment lawyer and CIPP/E qualified data protection specialist. Andrea has extensive experience of tribunal litigation and advises HR clients on all aspects of UK employment law. In addition, Andrea advises on UK and E.U. data protection matters, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and e-Privacy Directive. Andrea handles subject access requests, reviews and drafts privacy policies, notices and website terms of use, contracts and service agreements. She also advises on social media, employee privacy and BYOD, electronic marketing, data sharing, cross-border transfers and compliance hotlines. Andrea has assisted clients with data security incidents, breach notification and liaison with data protection authorities. Developments in technology which impact on data protection and privacy issues, including geolocation and targeted advertising, and advancements in AI, robotics and connected devices are also areas of interest.


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