Debbie Venn

Debbie Venn

Partner

DMH Stallard (Brighton)

1 Jubilee Street

Brighton

BN1 1GE

With more than 17 years' experience, Debbie has worked with global brands, household names and entrepreneurial businesses advising on trading arrangements, contracts, collaboration agreements, intellectual property rights protection and commercialisation, licensing and royalty agreements, IT contracts (software licences, support and maintenance, SaaS / Cloud, managed services and IT infrastructure contracts), online trading / website regulation, privacy and data protection issues (including GDPRs).

Debbie has worked with manufacturing and distribution businesses, including logistics and international trade agreements, agency terms and sales conditions. She is also an acknowledged expert in the travel sector, working with tour operators, travel agents, destination management companies and suppliers, advising on a wide range of matters including package travel and ATOL regulations, booking conditions and agency agreements.  Debbie has also spoken at many ABTA events and contributed to travel and other publications.

Debbie is recognised on the Legal 500 2022 elite list of leading lawyers; she is also recognised in Chambers and Partners 2021 for her work in the TMT/information technology space as well as the travel sector.

In respect of the travel sector in particular, Chambers and Partners describes her as: "... very knowledgeable about tour operations and the associated commercial issues."  Legal 500 2022 comments:  "Debbie Venn can assimilate large amounts of raw information from the business quickly and develop commercial solutions. Excellent at translating esoteric techno-babble into plain English legal advice that the business can act on."

Debbie Venn, she’s just exceptional! She’s able to distil and deliver complex convoluted framework agreements in a simple clear way that helps everyone involved to understand the key points easily and well detailed.

Legal 500 UK 2023

Debbie Venn managed our initial interview in a very professional and friendly way. She showed a genuine interest in the needs and goals of the client, in order to conduct a deep thorough analysis needed, to produce a quotation. In comparison, other solicitors I had vetted for the work failed to gain my confidence because they were too quick to issue a quotation when they had not understood the full scope of work to be done.

Legal 500 UK 2023

She is excellent and worth her weight in gold when it comes to data protection work.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

Debbie Venn is reactive and has a good knowledge of cross-border (UK/France) issues and cross-legal issues (privacy and commercial, B2B, B2C).

Legal 500 UK 2022

Debbie is very approachable and knowledgeable, particularly regarding ATOL regulations.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

Debbie is very practical and has been really supportive in trying to meet the needs of our business.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022
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