Rosemary Jay#2297

Rosemary Jay

Senior consultant attorney at Hunton & Williams, previously head of the Information Law Practice at Pinsent Masons. Prior to that head of the Legal Office of the Data Protection Registrar (now the Information Commissioner) for 12 years. Practiced in privacy law for nearly 30 years and is recognized as one of the top lawyers in the area of data protection in the UK, with Chambers and Partners recognizing her as a “Star Individual” in data protection in 2015. She advises on high-level privacy, data protection and confidentiality issues. Her practice covers all areas of information law. She has advised non-EU states on the adoption and drafting of privacy laws. She has worked with the Council of Europe and the European Commission on privacy issues in Europe and the Commonwealth Secretariat in West Africa. Rosemary speaks frequently and is a regular contributor to journals, conferences and workshops.
Contributed to


Internet of things (IoT)—data protection, privacy and security
Internet of things (IoT)—data protection, privacy and security
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the relevant legal and regulatory frameworks covering data protection, privacy and security which impact on the development of the internet of things (IoT).

Practice Areas


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1981


  • Fellow of the British Computer Society, member Society for Computers and Law


  • BA Hons English/American Literature
  • PGCE
  • Law Society Examinations Parts I and II

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