Joséphine Beaufour | Paris | Hogan Lovells

Joséphine Beaufour

Senior Associate Global Regulatory


English, French

Beaufour Josephine

Joséphine Beaufour
Beaufour Josephine
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Joséphine Beaufour is a senior associate in the Paris office. Her practice focuses on data protection, cybersecurity and contracts.

She assists and represents French and foreign companies, on both transaction and litigation matters relating to: 

• Digital advertising, cookies and other trackers, direct marketing, audience measurement and data monetization.

• Artificial Intelligence, facial recognition, health data processing, processing under the Police and Justice Directive, drafting of data protection impact assessments.

• Cybersecurity: whether to anticipate a cyberattack (cybersecurity policies, business continuity plan, information systems security policy, etc.), or reacting to it (notification to supervisory authorities, affected individuals, medias, cyber insurers, filing a criminal complaint).

• IT and commercial contracts: SaaS contract, license agreement, data sharing/transfer agreement, DPA, SLA, purchase agreement, GT&C, NDA, partnership agreement.

• CNIL procedures (on-site downraids, request for information, formal notice and sanction procedures), and court proceedings (Council of State).

• Rights of data subjects (including DSAR), balance of the legitimate interests, lawfulness of consent, prior information to data subjects, telephone recording, CCTV regulation.

• Data sharing: within a group (e.g. sharing of marketing data for cross brands advertising purpose), with business partners, outside the European Union (EU-US Data Privacy Framework, BCR, SCCs). 

• Retail and e-commerce : online intermediary service platforms, DSA, regulation of influencers, online gambling and competitions, deceptive commercial practices.

• Cyber-harassment and e-reputation.

• IP: software and trademark infringement.

Joséphine was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2018. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Joséphine was an associate in the IP/IT/Privacy team in one of the largest US-based law firms. 

Representative experience

Assisting an Adtech company in the context of a proceeding before the French privacy authority concerning the implementation of Consent Management Platform (CMP).

Assisting professional associations representing media, e-commerce and digital advertising ecosystems in France in litigation relating to the "cookies" legal framework.

Assisting clients further to data breach for notification to the competent authority and information of data subjects.

Assisting a French airports company on a facial recognition project before the French privacy authority.

Assisting a French company operating fashion, luxury and beauty department stores in the launch of their e-commerce website.

Assisting a major French media company on strategic issues of data sharing in the digital advertising market.

Assisting clients on litigation matters relating to digital advertising squatting, trademark infringement and unfair competition in the French market.


  • Master Degree in International Private Law and International Trade Law, Paris II Pantheon-Assas, 2017
  • Master Degree in Private Law, Paris II Pantheon-Assas, 2015
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Paris
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), January 2020