Named as one of 25 “Rising Stars – Top Female Lawyers in the UK” by Law.com, Kelsey Farish is a London-based media and technology lawyer. She is regarded as one of Europe’s leading legal experts on AI-generated media (synthetic media).
Her academic research and practical advice on deepfakes and Internet regulations have seen her appear before the European Parliament to advise on proposed deepfake legislation, as well as on national media to include Channel 4 Dispatches and BBC Radio.
In addition to her day-to-day work as a lawyer, she often speaks at industry events and is an advisory board member of vera.AI, a European research consortium working to combat disinformation online through advanced artificial intelligence technologies.
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