Dr Laura Scaife is a lawyer and academic. Her work involves a mix of both non-contentious and contentious data protection, privacy and freedom of information matters. Recognised as a thought leader, with an industry wide reputation as a respected expert, author and academic in international data protection and information rights law. Widely acknowledged for practical and in depth media industry legal expertise, strategic policy making, regulatory implementation and academic rigor. Experience of successfully leading numerous cutting edge projects, advising on some of the most high profile data protection projects and information security breaches, often involving multiple regulators and law enforcement agencies.