Claire François


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP


With more than 10 years of experience addressing complex privacy issues, Claire advises on a variety of French and international data compliance projects. Clients turn to Claire to get prepared for the EU General Data Protection Regulation and handle data compliance projects tailored to their needs.

Claire represents clients as diverse as technology companies, oil and gas companies, financial services companies and manufacturers of consumer or healthcare products. She has significant experience with French and EU data compliance law issues, including implementation of Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) and other international data transfer mechanisms, and notification of data breaches. Her experience allows her help clients prepare the transition into the EU new legal data protection framework.  Claire also represents clients before the French Data Protection Authority.

Having already handled an extensive number of projects, Claire is an experienced and effective writer and advocate. She has authored numerous articles and gave oral presentations. Claire has been regularly quoted in DataGuidance on privacy law issues.


Contributions by Claire François

  • Web Scraping and the GDPR: Key Challenges
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018
  • The GDPR and Privacy at The Workplace
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017