Gail Crawford is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ London office. Her practice focuses primarily on technology, data privacy and security, intellectual property and commercial law, and includes advising on technology licensing agreements and joint ventures, technology procurement, data protection issues, and e-commerce and communications regulation. She also advises both customers and suppliers on multi-jurisdictional IT, business process and transformation outsourcing transactions. Ms Crawford has extensive experience advising on data protection issues, including advising a global corporation with operations in over 100 countries on its compliance strategy, and advising a number of US e-commerce and web businesses as they expand into Europe and beyond. She also advises online businesses and providers of communications services on the impact of the UK and European restrictions on interception and disclosure of communications data.