ID Expands Data Protection Legal Practice


ID is expanding its growing Data Protection Legal Practice with the appointment of Akanksha Choubey, as Director of Australasia, Legal Affairs.

Akanksha brings more than 17 years of experience as a corporate commercial and transport lawyer. She has worked extensively in international law firms as well as in-house counsel in key roles. Akanksha also carries extensive transactional experience in global markets. Her experience includes all areas of data privacy and compliance.

Akanksha trained and qualified in India and has a specialised qualification in International Shipping and Maritime Laws from IMO’s International Maritime Law Institute.

Akanksha joins from the prestigious and award-winning airline, Oman Air, where she was Senior Manager Legal Affairs. Her expertise includes advising on EU GDPR, data privacy, data protection, consent, data privacy disputes and litigation as well as commercial contracts and supply chain management.

Philip Adams, Senior Vice President Intelligent Datalytics, said: “With her impressive track record working with clients of all sizes and advising on data privacy matters, Akanksha will be a real asset to the team. Her focus on achieving the client’s aims, in a straightforward and cost-effective manner, is a great fit with our own approach of providing clients with the technical expertise they need while also understanding and implementing their commercial objectives.”

Akanksha added: “It’s a really exciting time to be working in data privacy issues as momentum continues to grow for greater corporate and independent data protection. I’m fortunate to be joining such an experienced and well-respected team. I’m really looking forward to working alongside ID’s new practice as we continue to support our global clients with their legal needs.”

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