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Hilary Atherton

Director | Lead Director

Hilary is lead Director in Deloitte’s multi-disciplinary global Internet Regulation (Legal) team. She specialises in advising digital platforms, social media, e-commerce and media and entertainment companies on emerging internet law and regulation and digital and content risks.
Hilary is an experienced digital disputes lawyer with over 15 years’ experience advising on and litigating intellectual property, advertising, competition, consumer protection, intermediary liability, and reputation management issues. She acts both as a practising lawyer and a SME risk consultant leading regulatory, advisory and contentious projects in the TMT sector.
Hilary regularly speaks and writes on the legal, regulatory and compliance issues arising from the new rules for the internet and emerging technologies. She has a degree in Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law & Practice from the University of Oxford.