Cara Heaslip

Cara Heaslip

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Cara is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Technology team, based in London. Her practice encompasses aspects of commercial, technology and intellectual property law. She has a particular focus on advising product counsel, regulatory and data protection issues.

Cara joined Baker McKenzie as a trainee in September 2016 and was admitted as a solictor in England and Wales in 2018. During her training Cara completed a full-time six-month secondment at a global technology company.

Practice Focus

Cara's practice focuses on advising on product counsel, regulatory, data protection and consumer law issues. She regularly acts for clients in the new media sector, including platforms, on intermediary liability, intellectual property law and regulatory issues.

She is regularly involved in drafting and negotiating a range of commercial agreements for clients in the technology, consumer goods and life sciences sector.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts for clients in the technology, consumer goods and life sciences sector.

  • Advising on product counsel, copyright, design rights and intermediary liability issues for major social media platforms and technology clients.

  • Advising multinational clients on GDPR compliance and assisting clients with responding to security breach incidents.

  • Acted for the Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe to draft a new GDPR Code of Conduct for IaaS providers and liase with European data protection authorities for approval on the same.

  • Advising global clients on telecom regulatory matters.

  • Co-ordinating and advising on product launches involving up to 60 jurisdictions.

  • Advising on general commercial, regulatory and consumer law matters.

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2018)

Education

  • BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course) (2016)
  • Queen's University Belfast (LLB Law with Politics) (2015)
  • Southwestern University (Diploma International Business) (2014)

Languages

  • English