Natalie is a commercial lawyer with all round experience with particular expertise in privacy law and also advising the not for profit sector.

Having spent equal amounts of time in private practice and in-house, she has broad experience advising on company/commercial, data privacy and governance matters.  She provides solutions based impactful advice working at all levels and considered by many to be a trusted adviser with a down to earth and very personable approach.

Her in-house experience has included advising on collaborations, mergers, restructuring and acquisitions, corporate governance, data privacy, IP, contracts, general commercial matters, dispute resolution and safeguarding.  She has been involved in the management of businesses and was instrumental when in-house in setting up and sitting on operational boards overseeing strategy deployment.

Natalie’s most recent assignment has been working on a General Data Protection Regulations implementation at a global financial institution.  Prior to that she was Head of Legal for the charity Guide Dogs for over a decade and was also seconded to charities Macmillan Cancer Support and the British Heart Foundation while in private practice.

  • Charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Financial institutions
  • Collaborative ventures between public sector, for profit businesses and not for profit organisations
  • Seconded to a global financial institution to work in the Privacy Team on the GDPR implementation.
  • Heading up a cross organisational multi-disciplinary team acquiring another charitable company which became part of the group structure.
  • Acting as the collaboration governance and commercial lead on a major new and innovative technology/ built environment project, Cities Unlocked, with a charity, a global IT provider and a catapult organisation.
  • Undertaking a major governance review leading to the introduction of a robust new governance model.

Previous Law Firms

  • Nabarro Nathanson, Reading
  • Withers, London
  • Stone King, Bath

 

Previous Businesses

  • Global financial institution – Secondment to Privacy Team
  • Guide Dogs – Head of Legal
  • British Heart Foundation – Secondment to Legal Team
  • Macmillan Cancer Support – Secondment to Legal Team

 

Education

  • The College of Law, Guildford
  • Kingston University, Law

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