Kelly Hagedorn supports global clients on legal and regulatory issues involving data privacy regulation and litigation, using her extensive enforcement background to help clients mitigate risk under United Kingdom (UK) and European (EU) data protection laws. She has significant experience helping clients navigate white-collar investigations and international disputes involving major fraud allegations in the growing area of privacy enforcement and litigation. Kelly was previously named in Global Data Review’s inaugural “40 Under 40” list of the best and brightest upcoming data lawyers.
Kelly provides comprehensive regulatory advisory services to clients, including counseling on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. She has designed and implemented data protection compliance programmes for clients in a range of sectors, including technology, gaming, manufacturing, and private equity.
Kelly has worked with companies to respond to data incidents that range from small-scale issues that do not attract regulatory attention to large, multi-jurisdictional breaches requiring coordination across numerous different regulatory regimes. She has also advised extensively on litigation matters involving allegations of fraud and financial crime, and in connection with securities laws.
During her career, Kelly has undertaken secondments to the Serious Fraud Office and a major telecommunications company. At the Serious Fraud Office, she worked on a number of cases dealing with restraint and confiscation matters. During her time with the telecommunications company, she helped develop and implement the company’s group-wide anti-bribery compliance programme security associated with data retention, processing, and transfer.
Litigation and White Collar