Charlotte Walker-Osborn

Charlotte Walker-Osborn - Partner, International Head of Artificial Intelligence and Technology Sector, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Charlotte advises on all aspects of technology and telecoms law, including software, hardware, services, AI, IoT, additive manufacturing, ethics in technology, autonomous vehicles, robotics, outsourcing, product counselling, data and cybersecurity. She is jointly ranked as the highest rated female lawyer for UK-wide outsourcing (Chambers and Partners 2022) and has Band 1 rankings in the legal journals for technology law. Charlotte’s practice/client base are highly international. She has helped clients with traditional technology projects as well as cutting-edge digitalization projects across 60+ countries. Various projects have been nominated for or won industry awards for both Eversheds Sutherland and clients. Charlotte is part of the Confederation of British Industry Working Group on AI. She has inputted into various government consultations and helped draft a number of pieces of legislation within EMEA on AI, cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. She regularly presents on IT law and has also lectured on a Computer Masters course at Birmingham University. Charlotte writes a regular legal column for the British Computer Society. Charlotte has been interviewed on TV and the radio, contributed to three books on software and cybersecurity law and been quoted in various publications, including The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent, Computing, Computer Weekly and the Economist.