Charlotte Smith

Senior Associate
020 7405 4600
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I just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for all of your support over the past few months. You have been wonderfully kind, patient and conscientious and I have truly valued your support and guidance

Central government client

Charlotte is soon to complete her secondment with [….] and throughout she has received exceptional feedback commending her for her kindness, patience and flexible approach to her colleagues. Charlotte has provided professional and personal support throughout her role and has played an integral role in advising and guiding colleagues and the legal team. Thank you for your contribution and for living our values Charlotte.

Central government client

Charlotte is a Technology and Data specialist at Sharpe Pritchard. She specialises in complex technology business process outsourcing projects and advises on all aspects of data protection compliance for business, government and local authorities.

Charlotte works with clients in a collaborative manner and has previously undertaken secondments to clients, demonstrating her ability to fit well in one team.

Charlotte is an experienced data protection practitioner, regularly advising clients on the drafting of data processing agreements, data protection policies and privacy notices as well as advising on responses to subject access requests, breach notifications and international data transfers. Charlotte can support you with your ongoing data protection compliance.

Charlotte advises on a wide range of technology matters such as service tower models, Cloud Technology (e.g. Software as a Service), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems. Charlotte has experience of advising on standalone procurement processes as well as advising on technology framework agreements such as G-Cloud. Charlotte has also assisted clients with the drafting of website and application terms and conditions and advised clients on compliance with laws on the use of cookies.

Case highlights

  • Working with a regulator on their GDPR preparation project, including advising on the data processing agreements required and the preparation of a record of processing activities. This involved time working on-site with the client.
  • Secondment to an in-house legal team for a central government department to support on a range of projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Advising a local authority on the procurement of an enterprise resource planning SaaS solution by calling-off from a CCS framework.
  • Advising a local authority on the procurement of an enterprise resource planning SaaS solution by calling-off from a CCS framework.