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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 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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