Jas Johal

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Previous Experience

  • Government Specialist Account Manager, Equifax
  • Legal, Financial Markets Division, Thomson Reuters Plc
  • Legal Analyst, Cloisters Chambers
  • Legal Intern, Walker Morris

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Jas Johal

Senior Principal

Jas specializes in data protection and privacy-related matters. She helps clients develop and implement privacy-compliance programs, assess multijurisdictional requirements, and address cross-border data transfer issues.


Jas has worked with a number of large financial services firms on international and cross-border data protection compliance. She specializes in helping organizations implement groupwide privacy programs to address regulatory requirements under the new EU General Data Protection Regulation and binding corporate rules to support intragroup transfer of data.

At Promontory, Jas has designed programs and methodologies to support clients with data mapping, gap analyses, and remediation across a wide number of business groups and jurisdictions.

Jas has also assisted organizations in managing privacy-related compliance obligations in connection with large change-management and business-transformation projects.


  • LL.B., University of Leeds, United Kingdom
  • LL.M, with distinction, European and competition law, King’s College London
  • PGD, legal practice, with distinction, BPP Law School, London

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

  • Former Vice President, University of Leeds Law Society
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E)

Representative Engagements

  • Supported a large global insurance company with a three-year, groupwide GDPR privacy program to address new regulatory requirements affecting 70 business groups. Implemented BCR to support intragroup transfer of data. 
  • Led a privacy and data protection compliance workstream for a global investment bank across 70 jurisdictions following the implementation of a global human capital management solution and centralization of an human resources shared service delivery model.
  • Supported a large international bank with the development of its privacy and data protection program.

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