Calum Docherty

  • Associate
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.1079


Calum Docherty is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Technology Transactions Practice.

Mr. Docherty’s practice covers data protection and information law, cybersecurity, outsourcing and commercial contracts. He has advised clients on a range of digital technology issues including international data transfers, cloud computing, online advertising, eCommerce, telecommunications and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Docherty spent two years working on Google’s public affairs team in Mountain View, California, and Singapore.  


Mr. Docherty’s representative matters include:

  • Advising a variety of multinational clients on compliance with current data protection laws in a number of EU Member States and conducting data protection gap analysis to advise on future compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Advising various digital technology companies on compliance with consumer protection, eCommerce and data protection regulations, including coordinating local counsel advice for an international roll-out
  • Advising a global investment bank on the outsourcing of technology and data centre services
  • Advising a professional services firm on licensing, procurement and services arrangements
  • Drafting and reviewing data protection, data breach and cybersecurity policies and procedures
  • Providing training to clients on data protection issues

Thought Leadership

  • Adtech and Real Time Bidding in the Regulatory Crosshairs -  September 11, 2019
  • UK Regulator Imposes Two Substantial Fines for GDPR Data Breaches -  July 12, 2019
  • GDPR & PSD2: Squaring the Circle  -  August 13, 2018
  • GDPR Countdown: Latham’s National Implementation Tracker  -  October 16, 2017
  • Schrems Strikes Again? The Future of EU Standard Contractual Clauses  -  October 06, 2017
  • UK Government Sets Out Its Preferred Post-Brexit Landscape for Data Protection -  August 31, 2017
  • Banking on IT -  May 26, 2017
  • The Countdown Continues: One Year to the GDPR -  May 25, 2017
  • GDPR Guidance: DPOs, Data Portability & the One-Stop-Shop -  December 21, 2016
  • Digital Single Market: An Overhaul for Telecoms Regulation -  September 30, 2016
  • Get GDPR ready and update your privacy policy now -  May 01, 2016
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Master of Law, University of Cambridge, 2014
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2012
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, City University, London, 2011
  • BA in Government, Harvard University, 2007
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Communications
  • Internet & Digital Media
  • Technology Transactions
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services
  • Communications Law