Alaister Johnson



Managing Associate

Alaister is a Managing Associate in Linklaters’ technology practice, with extensive experience advising clients on complex domestic and international information management and data privacy issues.
He regularly advises on all aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation and has worked on a wide spectrum of privacy projects, ranging from cross-border transfer solutions (including several BCR applications), multi-jurisdictional data protection compliance reviews and major data security incidents, to issues surrounding lawful interception and retention of content and data.
Alaister is also heavily involved in counselling clients on the privacy implications of cloud computing.
He is listed in the 2017 and 2018-2019 Legal 500 as a “next generation lawyer” for data protection, privacy and cybersecurity.


Contributions by Alaister Johnson

  • Do You Speak My Language? Privacy, IT and Infosec?
    Speaker at IAPP Data Protection Intensive: UK 2019
  • Effective Tactics for Rallying the IT (Info Sec) Team to Your Side
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018