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Harbottle & Lewis further strengthens its Technology, Advertising and Data Privacy offering with the arrival of Sacha Wilson

08 May 2018

Harbottle & Lewis is delighted to welcome Sacha Wilson as partner in our Technology, Media and Entertainment (TME) practice group.

Sacha is ranked in both the Brand Management and Media & Entertainment sections of the Legal 500 as well as the Advertising & Marketing section of Chambers & Partners. He will join Harbottle & Lewis as a newly appointed partner, bringing his expertise in advertising, digital and data privacy to the team.

Sacha joins from Bristows, where he was a senior associate for a number of years. Prior to Bristows, he was a member of the in-house legal team at ITV where he provided legal support to ITV’s online, interactive, mobile and VOD businesses.

Sacha will work closely with the firm’s highly regarded, ten partner team and brings with him his particular expertise in the adtech sector as well as digital projects more broadly. He has advised on agreements including traditional ad agency, media buying, sponsorship, and talent deals, as well as more tech focused deals involving software development, cloud services and adtech. He also has expertise in general advertising compliance as well as ecommerce and online consumer regulations.

In addition to his general data protection expertise,  Sacha has particular expertise in the data privacy aspects of marketing and digital advertising – he frequently advises on adtech vendor transactions, programmatic advertising and innovative digital marketing projects.

He has also advised on the launch of new ecommerce platforms and the associated regulatory issues, including compliance with consumer rights regulations on a multi-jurisdictional basis.

Sacha’s appointment supports Harbottle & Lewis’ strategic priority to maintain our reputation for being the leading law firm of choice for clients from the TME industries.

“I’d like to welcome Sacha to Harbottle & Lewis. As a leading lawyer within his specialist field he is an excellent addition to our excellent TME team” said Glen Atchison, managing partner.

Sacha Wilson said: “I’m very excited about joining Harbottle & Lewis’ high profile TME team. The team has an excellent and established reputation, and the breadth of the TME offering will undoubtedly be of significant benefit in the development of my practice.”

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