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 and response in relation to data breach and cybersecurity issues.

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 multinational clients on compliance with data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity laws in Europe, the UK, and the rest of the world
  • Advising digital technology and financial services clients on compliance with consumer protection, e-commerce, and data protection regulations
  • Advising on global data breach requirements and response
  • Designing and implementing strategic global data protection compliance programs 
  • Advising on data protection and cybersecurity diligence in M&A and capital markets transactions
  • Managing and coordinating global regulatory response in relation to data breach and cybersecurity issues
  • Providing training to clients on data protection issues

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Master of Law, University of Cambridge, 2014
  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, 2012
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, City University of London, 2011
  • BA in Government, Harvard University, 2007