Katie Hyman is widely experienced in international dispute resolution, including multijurisdictional, offshore, and investor-state matters. In addition, she is a data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity specialist. She is dual-qualified as an English solicitor and New York attorney and is admitted as a special legal consultant in the District of Columbia.
Katie represents a variety of clients, including in the energy and telecoms industries, in high-value, complex international commercial arbitration proceedings under the major arbitral rules all over the world, as well as in investor-state arbitrations. She is also a member of Victoria Associates, an elite international arbitration practice group comprised of international arbitration specialists from around the globe, which enhances her practice and ability to serve clients with transnational disputes. Katie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a CEDR accredited commercial mediator. She accepts arbitrator and mediator appointments in addition to her practice as counsel.
She advises clients in relation to commercial disputes in the English High Court and, in conjunction with local counsel, in offshore jurisdictions, including the Caribbean and India.
Katie is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E and CIPP/US) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). She assists multinational clients, with a particular focus on the needs of start-ups, with the design and development of privacy-sensitive policies for the collection and use of personal data, with an increasing emphasis on the privacy aspects of machine learning, artificial intelligence and ethical data use. She works with her clients to design, develop and implement compliance programs to meet the requirements of the GDPR, CCPA and other privacy legislation and frameworks, and to prepare for the evolution of cybersecurity and privacy laws.