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Rachel Lawson

Solicitor | Edinburgh

GDPR, Intellectual Property


Rachel is a Solicitor in our specialist Intellectual Property, Technology and Media team. She joined the team in 2018 after successfully completing her Traineeship with Thorntons.

She advises on a range of intellectual property matters including commercialisation, licensing and general commercial contracts. Rachel is also involved in advising organisations on data protection, specifically helping organisations implement GDPR. She deals with a wide variety of clients ranging from individuals, businesses to the public sector including charities and further and higher education institutions.

Rachel studied for the LLB at the University of Glasgow, with an Erasmus year in Maastricht, before completing the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.


Rachel Lawson's Blog Entries

Data Breaches – Top Tips for Business

In the year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, the number of breaches reported to the Information…


Posted on 25th June 2019

The rise of the Influencer

Predominately found on Instagram and YouTube, there are now people making their sole living from posting curated content on social media.…


Posted on 18th February 2019


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