Lore Leitner

Lore Leitner

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Lore Leitner
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Lore Leitner is a partner in Goodwin’s Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity practice. Her practice focuses on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity in Europe, the UK and the rest of the world. With over a decade of experience, she assists clients with the design and implementation of strategic global data protection compliance programs, including those driven by the GDPR, and has advised companies on data privacy in the context of business strategies that involve large-scale data use, regulatory investigations, and mitigation of cyber intrusions or data breaches. She also has substantial expertise in M&A and capital markets transactions, assisting deal teams by advising on privacy, data protection, and other deal-related requirements.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Lore was most recently Counsel in the London office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where she helped to build the London office and team. Lore began her career in Brussels, Belgium.

Professional Activities

Lore is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.




The Dickson Poon School of Law

King’s College London


University of Antwerp

(magna cum laude)



  • Brussels
  • Solicitor of England and Wales

Recognition & Awards

Lore was named to Global Data Review’s “40 under 40” for 2021-2022, and has been short-listed as a Rising Star by International Financial Law Review and Euromoney.


Lore's recent speaking engagements include:

  • Panelist, “2024 Children’s Privacy Outlook: Preparing for Regulatory Changes,” Webinar, February 2024
  • Panelist, "What Businesses Need to Know – and Do – About the New EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework for Cross-Border Data Transfers," Webinar, July 2023
  • Panelist, “Privacy Predictions for 2023,” SPOKES Winter 2022 Privacy Technology Conference, December 2022
  • Speaker, “Working with European privacy laws: Tencent’s views as owner of WeChat and many online services,” Privacy Laws & Business 35th International Conference, July 2022
  • Speaker, “Playing on a Global Stage: Understanding Cyber Trends and Making the Big Deals,” Cyber Week Tel Aviv, June 2022
  • Speaker, “Data Protection: Predicting and Managing the Path Forward - International Data Flows: From Legal Restrictions to Sufficient Safeguards, Moderator,” Cyber Week Tel Aviv, June 2022
  • Speaker, “Navigating Consent Obligations and Advertising IDs in the US and Europe,” TechGC, February 2022
  • Speaker, “In Conversation with Mr Gencarelli, the EU’s Head of International Transfers,” IAPP Brussels Panel 2021, November 2021
  • Speaker, “Data Protection & Competition: Building and Burning Bridges,” IAPP Brussels Panels 2019, November 2019
  • Speaker, “Help! Data Subjects Are Exercising Their Rights!," IAPP Brussels Panels 2019, November 2019
  • Speaker, “Connecting with Kids,” 2019 Annual Conference Privacy Laws & Business, July 2019

Lore's recent publications include:

  • Co-author, “New SCCs and the Future of Data Transfers in the UK," Privacy Laws & Business, March 2021
  • Co-author, “Preparing for Brexit – EU to UK Data Export Solutions Needed,” Privacy Laws & Business UK, November 2019
  • Co-author, "Finding a Legal Ground for AI," Privacy Laws & Business, September 2019
  • Co-author, “The ICO’s Age Appropriate Design: Draft Code of Practice,” Privacy Laws & Business UK, July 2019
  • Co-author, “How to Use Dashboard Cameras in a Compliant Way,” PDP Journal - Volume 19/Issue 3, January/February 2019
  • Co-author, “Dealing with Data Subject Requests - Practical Tips,” PDP Journal – Volume 19/Issue 2, December 2018