Jacqueline Clover

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


Jacqueline Clover is a technology & IP transactions partner in Kirkland’s London office.

Jacqueline counsels clients on intellectual property, information technology, data privacy and data security matters in the context of their business transactions. As a complement to her transactional practice, Jacqueline advises clients on data protection compliance, including with respect to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Jacqueline is experienced in drafting and negotiating a broad range of IP and technology-related agreements and commercial contracts, and acts for clients across a variety of industries. She has particular experience advising pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and technology clients with respect to their strategic transactions.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Jacqueline trained and worked as a life sciences lawyer at Covington & Burling LLP. She has also spent time in the in-house legal team of a large multinational technology company advising on digital content and software licensing as part of a six-month client secondment.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “Lloyd v Google: Supreme Court Ruling Sheds Light on UK Data Protection “Class Actions”,” Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, 2022 

Co-author, “Scott v LGBT Foundation Ltd: Do Phone Conversations Amount to "Processing" of Personal Data?,” Entertainment Law Review, Volume 31, Issue 6, 2020

Co-author, “Is Your Video Surveillance Legitimate under EU Data Protection Rules?,” Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, Volume 26, Issue 6, 2020

Co-author, “Schrems Strikes Again: EU–US Privacy Shield Suffers Same Fate as Its Predecessor,” Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, Volume 26, Issue 6, 2020

Schrems Strikes Again: EU-US Privacy Shield Suffers Same Fate as its Predecessor,” Kirkland & Ellis Alert, 2020

Co-Author, “Google LLC v CNIL—CJEU Rules on the Territorial Scope of the 'Right to be Forgotten',” Entertainment Law Review, Issue 2, 2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2012, New York


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • BPP Law SchoolLegal Practice Course2012
  • University of ChicagoLL.M.2010
  • University of CambridgeB.A., LawHons2006