Ben is an Partner in the Commercial team in London, specialising in digital media and technology law.
He advises clients, primarily in the Technology, Media and Communications sector, on a range of legal issues relating to:
- advertising and consumer law compliance;
- digital and platform regulation; and
- data protection and e-privacy.
Ben has extensive experience in helping clients – including major social media players, adtech intermediaries and e-commerce platforms – to identify legal issues as they launch, develop and promote digital products and functionalities internationally. He also assists clients in traditionally non-digital industries as they increase their online presence and undergo their own Digitalisation.
Ben has undertaken secondments to media clients such as News UK and Facebook, as well as to Osborne Clarke's own Silicon Valley Office.
Ben has been recommended by the Legal 500 for Media and Entertainment work. He trained with Osborne Clarke, qualifying in 2014.
Ben Dunham in particular has impressed me with his ability to understand exactly what the concerns are and provide advice that directly aligns with our overall strategy."
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
As the law and regulators attempt to play catch-up with technological innovation, online businesses now need to consider so many complex legal requirements. I aim to help clients navigate this raft of digital regulation by providing commercially-focussed advice which is tailored to their specific needs and business drivers, allowing them to weigh up the legal and practical risks.
Assisting various areas of the client's business on advertising, privacy and other regulatory issues across EMEA.
Assisting with consumer law queries for promotions across EMEA.
Major social media platform
Providing strategic data protection advice concerning its online advertising ecosystem.
"Full stack" adtech company
Advising on advertising policy, as well as contract and data-related issues.
Major online travel company
Advising on advertising and marketing compliance across EMEA, including the roll-out of numerous prize promotions administered online and across social-media.
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