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Calligo & Reed Smith announce agreement to serve clients with data protection needs

Calligo and Reed Smith announce joint agreement to serve clients with data protection needs in US, UK and Europe

Calligo and Reed Smith LLP – a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients move their businesses forward – today announced a non-exclusive joint services agreement to market and jointly deliver data protection, governance and privacy services to one another’s clients.

It is anticipated that Reed Smith’s IP, Tech & Data Group and the firm’s technology subsidiary, GravityStack, will work together with Calligo to provide mutual clients with a full suite of data protection services. These will include:

right-arrow The legal frameworks for data’s compliant use
right-arrow A range of continuous data protection services, including outsourced Data Protection Officer (DPO) services, cybersecurity support and technology infrastructure.

Reed Smith is a global law firm with more than 1,800 lawyers in 30 offices throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The two organizations have a wealth of shared and complementary expertise in multiple industry sectors, ranging from healthcare to financial services.

“Our collaboration with Calligo is another example of how Reed Smith offers innovative, state-of-the-art solutions to our existing and prospective clients. Calligo is a unique service provider with a global track record of improving clients’ productivity and profitability by making their data more available, secure and safe. We know that our clients – and frankly all businesses – are keen to use their data more competitively and innovatively, but also in the knowledge that they are doing so safely. It is in this continuous reassurance that our services overlap, and how this partnership can bring so much benefit to our mutual clients.”

Sandy Thomas, Reed Smith Global Managing Partner

“Calligo and Reed Smith have worked together for many years, and over that time, we have grown to understand each other’s approaches and the impact each has on its clients. It is clear that Reed Smith shares in our philosophy that data should be continuously secure and safe to use, but most of all that these measures should never encumber data’s availability or potential. This partnership is designed to deliver exactly that – total data protection from policies and processes to its practical, secure, innovative use.”

Julian Box, Calligo’s Founder & CEO