Phil Lee, CIPP/E, CIPM

Field Fisher Waterhouse

Phil Lee is a Partner in the Privacy and Information Law Group at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, and runs the Palo Alto office of Field Fisher Waterhouse (California) LLP. Phil holds Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) status.

Phil has particular specialisms in behavioral profiling and cookie regulation, e-marketing, and international data transfer strategies (including binding corporate rules). He has worked on numerous multi-jurisdictional data privacy projects across more than 80 countries. In addition to privacy and information law, Phil regularly advises on a wide variety of technology, social media, and e-commerce projects.

Phil holds an MA in Computer Science from Cambridge University and a postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property from Bristol University. He is a frequent contributor to FFW's Privacy and Information Law blog ( and is also a contributing author to the IAPP's "European Privacy: Law and Practice for Data Protection Professionals" and Wolter Kluwers' "Global Privacy & Security Laws". Phil is a former committee member of the Society for Computer and Law's Privacy & Data Protection Group.

Phil trained and qualified at Denton Wilde Sapte and, prior to joining Field Fisher Waterhouse, worked within the digital media team at Osborne Clarke.

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