Ruth Fisher is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Strategic Technology Transactions and Licensing and Privacy & Cybersecurity practices.

Ms. Fisher’s technology transactions practice reaches across a range of industries and includes advising clients on IT services agreements, cloud computing, commercial contracts, e-commerce, and protection and licensing of intellectual property rights, as well as data protection compliance, including the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Directive.

Ms. Fisher also advises on intellectual property, IT, and data protection issues in corporate transactions for both large corporate and emerging venture capital-backed clients in industries including technology, education, energy, finance, telecommunications, data analytics, pharmaceutical and manufacturing.

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Ms. Fisher has advised:

  • A software provider on its standard terms with customers for the provision of cloud and on-premises software and related services.
  • Various investment funds on data protection compliance obligations, including fair processing notices to investors, data processing terms, and joint controller arrangements.
  • A global investment bank on data protection compliance, including the GDPR and e-Privacy Directive.*
  • A U.S. technology services provider on its BAU agreements for technical infrastructure, including network acquisition, capacity and data centres, to support the client’s growth across EMEA.*
  • A public sector client in relation to the transformation of its current IT systems and supplier ecosystem, including advising on strategy and re-procurement of all existing IT services, redesigning and restructuring its IT sourcing arrangements and ensuring that the client was able to benefit from advances in technology.*
  • A transport company’s £380 million procurement of radio transmission services across the client’s travel network.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Before qualifying as a lawyer, Ms. Fisher worked as a senior technology consultant for Microsoft, giving her particular insight into the commercial needs and priorities of clients in the technology industry.






LL.M., 2017
University of Sydney
J.D., 2012
University of New England



Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia
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