Rebecca is an Associate within Osborne Clarke's Commercial team and advises on a broad range of commercial and technology-related matters, including consumer law, advertising law and regulation, and data protection and privacy.
Rebecca regularly advises clients within the technology, media and consumer-facing sector on a range of commercial issues. Rebecca's primary areas of practice include:
- Advertising and e-commerce regulation, including advertising clearance, compliance with CAP/BCAP codes, regulatory strategy, and defending or instituting regulatory complaints on behalf of clients.
- Contract drafting, including technology and advertising-related contracts such as SaaS agreements, promotions agreements, and media buying agreements.
- Consumer law, such as considerations around trading practices, claims on packaging, and subscription/sign-up processes.
- Data protection law, assisting clients with aspects such as conducting company-wide GDPR audits and drafting key documentation.
- Food advertising law and regulation, advising on health claims, nutrition claims, CBD-related claims, HFSS foods regulation, and comparative claims.
Rebecca has also undertaken a secondment to a major internet company, providing advice on supplier agreements, data protection, and general commercial matters.
Prior to qualification in 2019, Rebecca worked at the Advertising Standards Authority and also worked at Microsoft as a technical consultant.
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
D&I: "Championing diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and in the wider business community has always been important to me. As part of the steering committee for Osborne Clarke's grassroots-built community for ethnic minorities within the firm, OC REACH (Race, Ethnicity, & Cultural Heritage), I engage with community groups to help improve access to the legal industry."
Transformation: "I have a keen interest in decarbonisation and I also represent our Advertising, Marketing and Strategic Communications team in Osborne Clarke's Decarbonisation working group. My area of focus includes supporting our clients on making 'green' and 'carbon neutral' claims in an increasingly challenging regulatory space."
Recently advised Facebook on various regulatory compliance issues across several products, including consumer law and marketing regulation.
If chocolate is the answer then the question is…. What is it called and how can we advertise it legally?
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