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 Data & Technology Transactions Practice.

Mr. Docherty’s practice covers data protection and information law, cybersecurity, outsourcing, and commercial contracts. He advises clients on a range of digital technology issues including international data transfers, cloud computing, online advertising, e-commerce, 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 experience includes:

  • 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, e-commerce, 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 center 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

  • EDPB Guidelines – What is the Territorial Reach of the GDPR? -  June 10, 2020
  • UK Supreme Court Clarifies Position on Vicarious Liability for Data Breaches -  April 09, 2020
  • 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