Chris Kemp


Senior Associate

Chris is an experienced technology lawyer specialising in software, cloud, AI and data.

Chris joined Kemp IT Law in 2019 from Clifford Chance, where he qualified and practised as a technology-focused corporate lawyer for five years.

Chris graduated from the University of Oxford with first class honours in English. After Oxford he spent two years teaching on the Teach First programme. He followed this with distinctions in the GDL and the LPC.

Chris regularly writes on technology and law and has been published in Politico, Practical Law, and Computers and Law. Chris is an IAPP certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM).

Market recognition

  • ‘Chris Kemp stands out for his involvement in AI projects.’ (Legal 500 2022)
  • Chris Kemp extremely responsive, thorough and technically very strong. Yet also full of common sense and pragmatism. Nothing is too much trouble. A really nice person too, which is a big bonus.” (Legal 500 2022)
  • Recognised by Best Lawyers UK 2023 as one to watch in Information Technology Law
  • “Kemp IT Law operates at the vanguard of developments in information technology, critical to which is the expertise it demonstrates in the data law area, where Chris Kemp arrived in September 2019 from Clifford Chance.” (GDR 2021)


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