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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

James Henderson

James Henderson

Associate

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
England

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Profile

James’ practice focuses on all aspects of data protection and privacy law and TMT issues.

James is an associate on the global technology, outsourcing and privacy team. He advises a broad range of clients on all areas of UK and EU data protection law, from general compliance issues and cross-border data transfers to cutting-edge technology issues, such as social media, online behavioral advertising, geolocation and other technology, media and telecommunications matters.

James also has experience on IT law matters, including on technology, software, e-commerce and service agreements and on outsourcing matters.

Relevant Experience

  • Conducting global data protection and privacy compliance programs.
  • Advising on the cross-border transfer of personal data, including the adoption of model clauses and binding corporate rules, and Safe Harbor certification.
  • Advising on the data protection law implications of an industry-wide fraud data sharing and detection system.
  • Reviewing and drafting internal privacy and data protection policies, including those relating to employee monitoring.
  • Advising on the adoption of a “Bring Your Own Device” policy.
  • Reviewing website and app compliance with e-privacy and cookie rules for several large corporations.
  • Providing privacy advice in connection with investments in several data-driven businesses, including carrying out data protection due diligence, drafting contractual warranties and disclosures, and developing transaction documents.
  • Drafting and negotiating IT outsourcing agreements.
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Advising several private equity firms in relation to data protection and privacy due diligence in connection with the acquisition of several technology-based businesses in the retail, ad-tech and marketing sectors.

Bar Admissions

    Education

    LLB (Hons), University College London, 2009
    Areas of Practice
    Professional Career

    Significant Accomplishments

    • Conducting global data protection and privacy compliance programs.
    • Advising on the cross-border transfer of personal data, including the adoption of model clauses and binding corporate rules, and Safe Harbor certification.
    • Advising on the data protection law implications of an industry-wide fraud data sharing and detection system.
    • Reviewing and drafting internal privacy and data protection policies, including those relating to employee monitoring.
    • Advising on the adoption of a “Bring Your Own Device” policy.
    • Reviewing website and app compliance with e-privacy and cookie rules for several large corporations.
    • Drafting and negotiating IT outsourcing agreements.
    • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.


    Professional Associations

    • Member, Law Society of England and Wales
    • Member, The Society for Computers and Law
    Articles

    • The Role of the DPO-What You Need to Know, Privacy & Data Protection Journal, Volume 16, Issue 8
    • Do We Need a Data Protection Officer? (Flowchart), Thomas Reuters Practical Law
    • The Journey to GDPR: Compliance Did Not End on 25 May, Lawyer Monthly
    • Cross Device Profiling — Ensuring Compliance, Privacy & Data Protection Journal, Volume 15, Issue 6
    • Data Protection & Privacy 2019, United Kingdom, Getting the Deal Through
    • The Demise of the US-EU Safe Harbor, Privacy & Data Protection Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1
    • Data Protection & Privacy 2020, United Kingdom, Getting the Deal Through
    • Data Protection & Privacy 2020, Overview, Getting the Deal Through
    • The Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation: A guide for in-house lawyers

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