Overview

Rebecca Gover is a technology & IP transactions associate in Kirkland’s London office.

Rebecca advises clients on the intellectual property, information technology and data protection aspects of commercial transactions. Rebecca also advises on general data protection compliance with regard to the EU General Data Protection Regulation and other European data protection legislation.

Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca undertook a secondment in the in-house legal team of a leading technology company and separately spent time working in the United Arab Emirates.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Co-author, “Morrisons off the hook as employers welcome clarity on vicarious liability for data breach: WW Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12,” Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Volume 15, Issue 7, July 2020

Co-author, “European Commission and the EDPB Lay Out Framework for Privacy-Compliant Contact Tracing Apps,” Computer and Telecommunications Law Review, Volume 26, Issue 5, July 2020

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2020, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England & Wales

Education

  • BPP Law SchoolLegal Practice Coursewith Distinction2018
  • University of LeedsLL.B., Law with Australian Legal Studies2012