Partner, Shoosmiths LLP
Anastasia is a Partner and joint head of the Privacy, Data & Cyber Group at national law firm Shoosmiths LLP.
A specialist in data protection compliance, she advises on all aspects of privacy law, with particular focus on complex marketing strategies, supply chain management and rapid response on breach and security issues. Anastasia has sector expertise in transport/automotive, retail/leisure and motorsport.
Anastasia’s broad experience of private practice and general counsel in house roles, gives her a refreshing ‘both sides of the fence’ perspective that enables her to cut through to commercial realities. Having sat on the Executive Committee Board for an F1 team, she has an acute understanding of the importance of delivering pragmatic, solution driven and commercially sensible advice.
In addition to advising on complex data protection issues she has a full hinterland of non-contentious and contentious experience including IP, commercial agreements, corporate transactions, digital media, commercial/corporate strategy (domestic and international), brand and reputation management, advertising and marketing strategies, cross border litigation and has initiated and conducted proceedings before the High Court, OHIM, FIA International Court of Appeal, UK Trade Mark Office and Nominet.
Anastasia qualified as a solicitor in 2000, working at US law firm Dorsey & Whitney (London) until her move to Shoosmiths in 2009.