Paula Barrett | Eversheds Sutherland
Paula Barrett, a partner in the London office, co-leads the global cybersecurity and privacy practice. She has been practicing in this area for over 20 years and currently leads a team of more than a 120 cyber and privacy attorneys. Paula assists international clients in interpreting new and existing data protection and cybersecurity laws, operationalizing their application and implementing a strategy for compliance globally. Her background in technology law makes her well placed to help clients understand the application of data protection and cybersecurity laws in the digital environment within emerging technologies and new product development. Her experience includes advising on breach incidents across multiple jurisdictions, high-profile breach investigations and responses, coordinating with multiple agencies and stakeholders, managing potential claims and damage to reputation, and GDPR supervisory assessments/audits.

Ranked in Chambers UK and Legal 500, clients report that Paula is “exceptionally commercial and very knowledgeable in the area of data privacy.” She is “pragmatic in terms of suggested actions” and “recognizes the importance and urgency of advice.”