Cynthia O’Donoghue

Vice Chair & Partner
IP Tech & Data London

Cynthia specialises in technology transactions, data, cyber security and new and innovative digital and tech. Cynthia’s tech and digital practice includes advice on outsourcing, licensing, digital transformation, e-commerce and cloud and apps and smart technology, blockchain and AI, particularly FinTech, mHealth and social media.  Cynthia’s data protection and cybersecurity practice involves advising on both worldwide and European data protection laws, particularly data use through digital and tech innovation and development.

Cynthia advises on all aspects of data protection including global strategy and compliance, privacy impact assessments, privacy by design, Big Data and data monetization, cross-border data transfers including binding corporate rules and APEC cross border transfers, record retention and deletion. Cynthia’s cybersecurity practice covers system infrastructure and network security, governance including advising boards, administrative/organizational security, advice on forensic investigations and remediation as well as on security standards and data breach. She has also successfully represented numerous clients in investigations by several of the European national data protection authorities, each resolved without further action.