Eleanor negotiates and advises on commercial contracts, complex technology, software and telecoms arrangements and intellectual property exploitation.

Alongside technology and IP, Eleanor advises on data protection compliance and has experience supporting clients with cross-border transfers of personal data, compliance health check projects and managing high-profile security breaches. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and in June 2015 was awarded IAPP’s CIPP/E accreditation in European privacy law and practice.

Eleanor has spent time on secondment with a number of clients (both virtually and in-house) including with a global publishing group, a M4 ‘Silicon Corridor’ software client and the UK’s largest mobile telecoms company, EE. She regularly presents on IP and data protection issues and is a contributor to the firm’s marketinglaw blog and IP newsletter.

Eleanor has a LL.M in International Business Law through the University of London International Programmes. She trained at Osborne Clarke and qualified in 2011.

Eleanor Williams is consistently reliable, personable and available. She is our go-to and we trust her completely."

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EE Limited

Advised EE on the contract terms of its deal to provide a resilient 4G network to the Emergency Services as part of the Home Office's £1.2bn procurement for a new Emergency Services mobile communications network in Britain.

Telephony services

Negotiated a multi-million pound contract for a client of telephony services.

Global business

Acted for a global business in a highly publicised and sensitive worldwide cyber breach, working alongside local counsel in multiple jurisdictions to deal with regulatory reporting issues.

International business

Assisted an international business manage a data security breach following a cyber attack on its e-commerce platform.