Wayne Cleghorn

Consultant Solicitor

Information Technology

Wayne Cleghorn is a commercial, technology, data protection and privacy lawyer with over 17 years of experience helping businesses and organisations to successfully resolve the commercial contracts, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution aspects of new technologies and data. He has worked in private practice and in global companies in a wide range of industries and sectors. He is good at engaging with clients, identifying the key issues, giving practical advice and offering unique expert trusted advisor insights.

Wayne is a highly experienced data protection, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), global privacy, information management and cybersecurity specialist. He has been a Data Protection Officer and Chief Privacy Counsel for several organisations. He is particularly known for establishing and maturing data protection compliance programmes, planning for and responding to data breaches and cyber security incidents, international technology projects, technology contract negotiation, knowledge of UK, EU and US data protection laws and his ability to find elegant solutions for multi-country data protection and privacy issues and challenges.

Wayne has several certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), specifically, FIP(Fellow), CIPP/E, CIPP/US and CIPT. He is a Professional Member (MBCS) of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and holds the ISEB Certificate in Data Protection. He also has certifications for the EU’s GDPR and other emerging data protection and data security laws.

SPECIALISM: Information Technology | Data Protection & Information Law | Commercial | Outsourcing & Procurement | Advertising & Marketing

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