Francesca Blythe


Francesca Blythe advises international clients on a wide range of data protection and privacy issues and the implementation of data protection compliance projects. Her main areas of practice are data protection, privacy, e-commerce and information technology.

Francesca was previously in-house counsel at the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe. Whilst there she regularly gave advice on compliance and strategies relating to data protection laws, including subject access requests, privacy impact assessments, direct marketing campaigns, biometrics and employee monitoring. She also assisted in the planning and delivery of a UK-wide privacy audit and managed a global privacy compliance project.

Francesca is recognized in The Legal 500 UK 2017 for Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity, with clients describing her as â??â??impressive, experienced and incredibly personable.â??â?

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Life Sciences


Queen Mary College, London, LL.B., 1989