Experienced Common and Civil law lawyer specialising in European Commercial Law with a focus on IT/IP/Data Privacy/Contract Law gained in magic circle firms and in-house (in the U.K., France, Belgium & Luxembourg).
Fluent in English and French.
Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales (SRA - 2011) and Ireland (2018), and registered at the Paris Bar (Barreau… read more de Paris - 2013-2015, 2018-present).
- Affiliate Agreement
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Licensing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Publishing Agreement
- Release of Liability
- SaaS Agreement
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- Terms of Service
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- General Advice
"Charlotte is an expert in her field and truly cares about her clients, working with her has been exciting and it’s amazing to see someone who is passionate not only about her business but her client’s business also! I look forward to working with Charlotte for years to come and I know every member of Harrison Clarke feels safe having Charlotte and Gerrish Legal at our side! Thank you, Charlotte!"
"Charlotte has the undefinable rare qualities that make working together easy. That’s important. What has been equally important is the revisions to our contracts with customers. There have been none. The work she does expertly balances protecting our business with protecting our business."
Feb 2018 - Present
Founder of an independent law firm providing practical and commercial legal advice under French, English and European Law, with a focus on all areas of Data Protection / Privacy, GDPR, IT / IP, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Compliance.
Gerrish Legal also provides an external in-house lawyer function to companies ranging from start-up stage to SMEs, multinationals and international brands.
Senior Legal Counsel
Dec 2014 - Dec 2017
Senior Legal Counsel responsible for dealing with all legal affairs in the France and Benelux region of a global consultancy, staffing, management and recruitment company listed on the LSE, with a focus on all areas of Data Protection / Privacy, GDPR, IT / IP, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Compliance in the technology, IT, engineering, pharmaceutical, banking and finance sectors.
Sep 2013 - Dec 2014
Focus on International Commercial Law, International and Investment Arbitration and Dispute Resolution with a focus on IT / Telecoms, Contractual Disputes and Construction Disputes, also undertaking a Knowledge Lawyer role.
Allen & Overy
Dec 2011 - Sep 2013
Focus on Intellectual Property Law (advisory and litigation), Privacy, IT, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Compliance in the technology, pharmaceutical, fashion and design sectors.
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution with a focus on Commercial Law, Contract Law and Compliance.
Coffin Mew (Capsticks)
Aug 2009 - Sep 2011
Focus on Commercial Dispute Resolution, Data Protection / Privacy, IT / IP, Commercial Law, Contract Law and Compliance.