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Jonathan is an experienced lawyer with a concentration on technology and compliance. His practice includes advising multinational companies on matters involving risk, compliance and technology across Europe. He has handled legal matters in more than 60 countries involving emerging technology, corporate governance, ethics code implementation, reputation, internal investigations, marketing, branding and global privacy policies. Jonathan has counselled a range of clients on breach prevention, mitigation and response. He has also been particularly active in advising multi-national corporations on their response to the UK Bribery Act 2010 and its inter-relationship with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Jonathan is one of three co-authors of the LexisNexis definitive work on technology law, “Managing Risk: Technology & Communications”. He is a frequent broadcaster for the BBC and other channels and appeared on BBC News 24 as the studio guest on the Walport Review.

In addition to being a lawyer, Jonathan is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Marketing. He has spoken at conferences in the U.S., Canada, China, Brazil, Singapore, Vietnam, the Middle East and across Europe. Jonathan qualified as a lawyer in the UK in 1991 and has focused on technology, risk and governance matters for more than 20 years. In April 2017 Thomson Reuters listed Jonathan as the 6th most influential figure in risk, compliance and fintech in the UK. Jonathan was ranked as the 14th most influential figure in data security worldwide by Onalytica in their 2016 Data Security Top 100 Influencers and Brands Survey.

Jonathan is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales. In addition Jonathan is admitted as a Solicitor (non-practising) in Ireland.

Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.

Maria Isabel (‘Marie’) Manley leads Sidley Austin’s Life Sciences team in London and is a distinguished thought leader and adviser on EU and UK regulatory law. She represents development-stage and established global life sciences companies in a broad spectrum of matters, both contentious and non-contentious. Marie advises clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, chemicals, cosmetics and food sectors in proceedings before both national and European courts and the regulatory agencies in the UK and across Europe. She has particular experience on issues arising during the life cycle of medicinal products, including IP, advertising, product liability and competition.

Sally is a partner in the Life Sciences and Intellectual Property Group at Bird & Bird LLP, based in London. She qualified at Herbert Smith and spent a few years in the corporate department there. Before her return to private practice in 2001, she had spent 11 years working in-house in senior roles in the Life Sciences industry, including several years as Legal Director of the Novartis Group in the UK. She now specialises in transactional IP work and life sciences regulatory work. She is the editor of the Kluwer Law publication, the EU Guide to Pharmaceutical Regulatory Law and is a regular speaker internationally on all types of IP and regulatory issues. She leads the Bird & Bird initiative in relation to Brexit matters.
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