Paula Barrett


Eversheds Sutherland

Partner and Global Co-lead, Privacy and Cyber Security Law

Paula is a partner in international law firm Eversheds Sutherland’s London office and co-leads their global cybersecurity and privacy practice. She has been practicing in this area for over 20 years and currently leads a team of more than 160 privacy and cybersecurity attorneys.

Paula’s background in technology law makes her well-placed to help clients understand the application of data protection and cybersecurity laws in the digital environment within emerging technologies. She has assisted clients in the industry develop and adopt new products and technologies, to leverage the opportunity and design and implement in alignment with emerging laws. She has significant experience advising on high-profile breach investigations and responses, coordinating with multiple agencies and stakeholders, managing potential claims and damage to reputation, and wider regulatory assessments & audits.

Ranked in Chambers UK and Legal 500, clients report that Paula is "exceptionally commercial and very knowledgeable in the area of data privacy." She is "pragmatic in terms of suggested actions" and "recognizes the importance and urgency of advice".


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