James Castro-Edwards provides counsel on global data protection compliance projects for multinational companies, advises on data protection issues, and helps companies respond to data breach situations. He represents a broad range of clients including financial, media and technology organizations, and medical device and pharmaceutical companies. In addition to advising clients on data protection issues, Mr. Castro-Edwards has created innovative data protection support, audit and training programs for clients.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Castro-Edwards was in private practice and served as a Solicitor in the data protection group at PwC Legal. He is widely published in a variety of titles, a regular public speaker on data protection issues and wrote the text book on the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for The Law Society. 


UK Regulators Seek Architectural Advice as They Lay the Foundation for Governing Algorithms
UK Adopts International Data Transfer Agreement and Addendum
Data Transfers: Where Are We Now?
Panelist, Privacy+Security Forum Spring Academy Presentation
Data Protection for EU and UK Life Sciences Companies
Arnold & Porter Webinar
The Future and Next Steps for the UK/Europe Data Protection & Cyber Security Policy
DATA PRIVACY, CYBER SECURITY & GRC, LIVE Virtual Round Table Discussions Event, UK/Europe


  • JD, Queen Mary University of London
  • Qualified at Japanese investment bank Mizuho International
  • England and Wales

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