Yancho Yanchev

Data Protection Specialist | London

Yancho is a data protection specialist in the Intellectual Property and Technology team.

He joined the firm’s business practice after completing his legal training in March 2019. Yancho is working with the IP, Technology, Employment and Reputation Management teams to develop Withers’ European Data Protection Group.

Yancho works with businesses that wish to maximise the potential of the personal information they hold. He helps companies see compliance as a competitive differentiator rather than an administrative burden. He is experienced in representing clients from the software, advertising, life sciences and professional services industries.

Yancho also acts for individuals who wish to exercise their data subject rights against companies that hold their personal information.

Prior to his training, Yancho assisted litigation lawyers in proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union. He also did traineeships in the European intuitions in Brussels that helped him understand the intricate processes involved in EU rule-making.

Yancho is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.

Secretary Nicola O'Connor

Track record


Establishing and managing data protection compliance programs for software companies and cloud solutions providers.

Advising data-driven businesses in respect of the data protection compliance of their international operations.

Advising companies in the launch of new products and services in view of implementing privacy by design.

International Association of Privacy Professionals – Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) (2014)

Roll of solicitors 2019

Me in a minute

Our society and all personal and professional relationships in it are based on trust.

Our society and all personal and professional relationships in it are based on trust. Today’s globalised and interconnected world has enabled us to grow our relationships and to create an inclusive society like never before. However, at the same time this has also made the misuse of trust easier than ever before. My career is dedicated to building and securing trust by helping clients better manage and protect, whilst sharing, what is fundamental to trust, namely, the information that they have about the others.



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