Sidley lawyer Francesca Blythe has been included in Law.com International’s 2022 “Rising Stars: The UK's Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers” list. The annual feature highlights the “25 women aged under 40 paving ways in the UK legal industry as the next generation of female legal powerhouses.” Law.com International’s research takes into consideration nominees’ client base and client feedback, as well as the scale, significance, innovation, and complexity of their deals.
Francesca advises international clients on a wide range of data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity issues. She has in-depth experience with a number of industries, including asset management and private equity, payments, technology, e-commerce, and manufacturing. Francesca has a particular focus on life sciences where she advises on a broad range of issues in relation to, for example, real world evidence and secondary research, clinical studies/investigations, digital health, and use of novel technologies (including artificial intelligence).