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Kelly Sleight


Kelly Sleight

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Kelly provides advice and assistance to our public sector clients, particularly in relation to charity law, corporate structures, governance, compliance and regulatory issues, EU procurement, and information law - including data protection and freedom of information. She regularly advises on charitable and social enterprise structures, including governance arrangements, and assists organisations in applying for charitable status.

Kelly is the principal advisor to a number of the firm's clients in relation to data protection matters, in particular providing advice and support regarding clients' obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018, and advising on data protection matters raised in connection with a variety of commercial arrangements.

As Harper Macleod’s initial point of contact for all referrals through the sportscotland expert resource framework, Kelly works closely with sportscotland and many of the sports governing bodies, advising on a broad range of matters including data protection, charity law, commercial contracts, regulatory and compliance issues.

Kelly has completed secondments to one of the firm's largest public sector clients, working closely with their legal and procurement teams, and Glasgow City Council, providing legal support to Culture and Sport Glasgow (Glasgow Life) where she was part of the team advising on a number of high profile sports events and commercial arrangements for Glasgow Museums.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP
Qualified: 2013
Joined the firm: 2011