Jane Bentham

  • Associate
  • Ejane.bentham@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.4510
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Profile

Jane Bentham is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Data & Technology Transactions Practice.

Ms. Bentham advises global clients across all market sectors on EU and UK data privacy and cybersecurity laws. She primarily handles large-scale, global GDPR compliance projects, and advises clients on their use and exploitation of new technology and data in industry areas including social media, A.I. / machine learning, online advertising and adtech, big data, digital payments, gaming and biotech/ digital health. 

Ms. Bentham advises on:

  • Complex data transfer solutions (including transfers in light of the Schrems II ruling)
  • Strategic management of security incidents and data breach notification procedures
  • Sensitive data subject rights requests (including in contentious work)
  • Advertising and marketing practices and strategies 
  • Product counselling
  • Use of sensitive data and children’s data
  • Consumer law and general commercial contract issues 

She also has substantial experience providing data privacy and commercial strategic advice in M&A transactions.

 

Experience

Ms. Bentham’s experience includes advising:

  • An online mental health counselling provider on its GDPR compliance program
  • An information security company on the development and global roll-out of new numerous cybersecurity products product
  • A medical device company on the development and roll out of a cloud based smart storage solution for medical professionals 
  • A marketing technology company in the ad tech sphere on its GDPR compliance project, including privacy notices, cookies compliance, and transfer solutions
  • A social network in the health arena on its GDPR compliance program, including individual rights
  • An biotech company on its GDPR compliance project, including, privacy governance structure, HR data, customer notices, and contracting and procurement arrangements
  • A software company on its GDPR compliance project, including B2B marketing rules, customer notice, and transfer solutions including Privacy Shield
  • A multinational private equity firm on its GDPR compliance program, including record of processing and transfer solutions
  • A group of tech businesses in the defense, security, aerospace, and transport industries on its GDPR compliance project*
  • A UK energy supplier on its GDPR compliance project*
  • A media, talent, and events company on its GDPR compliance program*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Thought Leadership

  • No Deal Brexit and Data Transfers: Companies Must Prepare Now  -  March 20, 2019
  • What a “No Deal” Brexit Means for UK Data Privacy -  January 22, 2019
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
Education
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2012
  • GDL, BPP Law School, 2011
  • MA, University of London, 2007
  • BA (Hons), University of Oxford, 2005
Industries
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology
Practices
  • Technology Transactions
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services