Herbert Swaniker

Member of Council

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Herbert Swaniker is a senior lawyer at the international law firm, Clifford Chance. He advises global organizations on technology-related issues and policy matters, particularly concerning emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, cyber security, privacy and commercial law.

Herbert’s wider research interests include algorithmic bias, data localisation, and online safety.  He has delivered guest lectures on these topics at the University of Oxford and City University.  Herbert is also cited in Chambers & Partners and Legal500 for data protection and information law.

Herbert has a degree in philosophy from the University of Durham and a postgraduate diploma in law from the University of Law, London.