IP and Commercial

Data protection

Our Data Protection practice supports clients across a diverse range of sectors on their legal, commercial, and strategic decision-making.  

In this digital age, understanding data protection and electronic privacy laws is fundamental.  Our Data Protection team is on hand to assist.

Data protection has recently been through a major overhaul to meet the challenges of the digital age. That modernisation process continues with the current proposed changes to electronic privacy laws. We know that it is a priority for every business to understand their responsibilities, particularly as they relate to GDPR, and where they may be left vulnerable to breaches. We help clients navigate this complex area of law, and we can help you.

Whether it's the strategic implementation of internal policies and procedures (including privacy notices and website policies), outward communication to clients and customers or dealings with suppliers, contractors, and enforcement bodies, our team of experts advises at all stages of data protection management.

From data protection issues in commercial contracts (including contracts with customers and suppliers) to international transfers of personal data (including transfers outside the European Economic Area) to managing data breaches, we can guide you through effective personal data management. And if you need assistance with the Information Commissioner's Office or advice on enforcement of rights, we cover it all for you. 

We help clients with electronic marketing and the use of cookies, and regularly help to manage requests from individuals to exercise their rights, including subject access requests. Our team can also assist with data protection in relation to employment, including recruitment and monitoring. 

Our team also works hand-in-hand with our Data Privacy Disputes team. In the event that you have to head to court, you'll benefit from a one-team approach.  

We are active in a number of sectors, with a particular emphasis on media, retail and the creative industries, including acting for clients in TV and film, theatre, publishing, advertising and PR, technology, fashion, art, and cultural property. 

We understand that it's our clients' priority to remain at the forefront of their industries, leading the way for change. We are here to work with you each step of the way. 

Similarly, we advise at the leading edge of data protection and electronic privacy law. Our team has many years' experience advising both pre and post GDPR. We are often called upon to advise on new data protection and e-privacy laws even before they come into force. 

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