Kristy Gouldsmith

Kirsty Gouldsmith - Consultant Data Protection & Regulatory Solicitor Advocate -Paddle and Cocks

Partner, Regulatory
& Data Protection Solicitor Advocate

London 0203 7456535 · National 01872 672072

Kristy has had a multi-faceted law career. She is a dual-qualified lawyer (BC, Canada and England and Wales) and first began her law career as a criminal prosecutor in BC. For nine years, Kristy prosecuted all types of offences in both Provincial and Supreme Court.

Kristy moved to the UK in 2001. In 2011, she qualified as a teacher and taught A Level and degree level law for five years. Kristy obtained her Masters of Law degree in 2014.

In 2016, Kristy left teaching and moved into the world of data protection. She is an expert in GDPR and the Data Protection Act and has advised clients on GDPR implementation, subject access request and data breaches. As part of her work, Kristy also advised clients on commercial agreements and became an ‘in-house counsel’ for several clients.

Kristy completed the Qualified Lawyer Transfer scheme in 2019 and qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2020.

Kristy advises organisations on data protection, regulatory law and commercial law including:

  • GDPR and data protection
  • COLP and COFA for law firms
  • Supply of Services agreements
  • Master/Framework agreements
  • Web/App/Software Development agreements
  • Terms of Website Use
  • Consultancy agreements and
  • All types of bespoke commercial agreements