Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Data & Privacy
Miriam Everett leads the firm’s data protection and privacy practice and has over 15 years’ experience in data advising clients on complex issues in this highly regulated area. Miriam’s experience in the data space includes advising clients on the full life-cycle of data protection issues including policy design and implementation, global compliance advice, disaster recovery, data retention and destruction, and data breaches. Miriam advises a number of clients both domestically in the UK as well as international clients who are nonetheless subject to the extra-territorial application of the GDPR.
As well as providing advice to clients, Miriam is heavily involved in the firm’s thought leadership, including analysis of legal and industry developments and their impact for the benefit of both clients and our practice. She has been interviewed on Talk Radio about GDPR; been quoted numerous times in Law360, Financial News, and other publications regarding GDPR and data issues, and spoken at numerous external events including the BSI Conference at the British Embassy in Seoul and the AFME European Compliance & Legal Conference.
Miriam is also an active participant in a number of external data law committees, including the City of London Law Society Data Law Committee; the LexisNexis Data Protection Intelligence Group; and the Franco-British Data Society.