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. 


  • Providing data protection advice to The VII Foundation. The VII Foundation (pronounced ‘seven’) is a nonprofit media education organization transforming visual journalism by empowering new voices and creating stories that advocate change (https://theviifoundation.org/about/ ).


And So It Flows: A Fireside Chat with James Castro-Edwards on Data Transfers in Europe and Beyond
Arnold & Porter Webinar
UK & EU Annual Life Sciences Conference
Brexit and Data Privacy
Insights: Life Sciences
Fears Over Government's Data Protection Plan
The Times
UK Data Protection Reform Bill Announced in 2022 Queen’s Speech


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

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