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Jaya is an associate in the IP, IT and commercial team in Reading. Her expertise covers a range of commercial agreements, intellectual property licences and IT contracts, including terms and conditions of business, software licences and contracts for the supply of goods and services.

With a particular interest in data protection matters, she advises clients on the legal basis for processing and implementing GDPR-compliant agreements, policies and procedures. She is a member of the firm’s sports, fashion and life sciences sector groups and also plays an active role in the CSR committee in Reading.

Jaya joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2017 as a trainee solicitor after completing a vacation scheme in 2015. She studied law at the University of Surrey and the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London, graduating with a distinction. Prior to starting her training contract, she was a legal intern with a large luxury automotive brand.

Recent work highlights

  • Drafting a range of data protection policies to assist a client in the automotive sector.
  • Reviewing and negotiating over 50 data sharing arrangements with both data controllers and data processors for a large events management client.
  • Providing GDPR compliance advice to a luxury restaurant chain in relation to its external facing privacy policies.
  • Advising a luxury goods brand on the various IP considerations in a licensing arrangement.
  • Registering a range of word and figurative UK and EU trade marks for various goods and services.

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