Sarah Pearce is a Partner in the Privacy and Cyber Security Practice of Paul Hastings and heads up the UK/EU team from the firm’s London and Paris offices.
Ms. Pearce’s practice covers data privacy and security issues in the UK and across Europe, including the impact of Brexit negotiations and the aftermath from the U.K. leaving the European Union. She assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing global privacy and information security risks and compliance issues and regularly navigates clients through data breach response and associated regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. Her experience includes conducting privacy impact assessments and advising on risk management associated with data collection/use, international data transfer and marketing issues together with the drafting of privacy notices, policies, standards, and processes. Ms. Pearce routinely advises clients on the privacy and data security provisions of complex commercial and technology-related contracts, as well as those arising in the context of new and advanced technologies, notably those involving AI.