Internet giant Google has appointed its first-ever U.K. head of legal, with the European general counsel of holiday company Expedia, Luisa Edwards, named in the high-profile role.

Edwards takes up her new post on December 3 and will report in to Google’s European legal chief, Nigel Jones. She will be based in Google’s U.K. offices in central London and will be tasked with building the online giant’s domestic legal team.

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