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Frankie Williams

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Frankie Williams

Chief Legal Officer, DeepL
Frankie Williams

Frankie Williams is Chief Legal Officer at DeepL. DeepL's AI-powered translation and writing technology enables businesses and individuals to communicate with category leading accuracy across more than thirty languages.

With over twenty years of experience, Frankie advised on international mergers and acquisitions in a variety of sectors before transitioning into hyper-growth technology. With previous roles at FARFETCH and King Digital, and as an adviser to technology start-ups and scale-ups as member of the Atomico Expert Network, Frankie has established herself as an innovator in the establishment, growth, and leadership of modern in-house legal and compliance functions. At DeepL, Frankie leads strategic direction for the in-house legal team, managing legal risk and corporate governance, overseeing legal affairs, and ensuring compliance with the ever-changing regulatory environment.

Frankie has been featured in The Lawyer Magazine’s Hot 100 and in the Financial Times’s Most Innovative In-House Legal Team at both King and Farfetch. In 2019, FARFETCH won In-House TMT Legal Team at The Lawyer Awards, as well as Luxury Business Legal Team and Deal of the Year (for the FARFTECH IPO) at the Luxury Law Awards.

Frankie studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.