Data protection

Managing data can be complex and challenging. Getting it wrong can cause huge harm to your organisation. Not to mention your brand’s reputation and people's privacy.

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We’re here to keep you compliant with the data protection legislation.

Data is key to modern life. With information being generated and held by businesses in digital and physical form, how it’s managed and protected is important.

Non-compliance with data protection law can create huge issues for businesses and organisations. These range from regulatory action to civil claims and reputational harm.

Our data protection expertise spans Employment, Corporate and Commercial, and Dispute Resolution teams. We’re here to help data controllers and processors protect personal data. But we can also help manage the consequences when things go wrong.

Responding to subject access requests. Dealing with complaints from individuals about how their data has been handled. Navigating correspondence with the ICO. We’ve got your back.

  • Compliance, contracts and policies

    Mitigate the risks to your company with compliant policies (such as cookies & privacy policies and HR policies). We can write and advise on implementation within your business. We can draft contracts for the processing and sharing of data with third parties.

  • Data protection reviews

    We can review your business’ policies and procedures. We will ensure their compliance with data protection requirements and advise on necessary remedial action. This should put you in good shape for any ICO investigations in the event a breach occurs. In the health and social care sector we also support providers to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

  • Subject access requests

    We can assist with responses to an individual’s request for data. This may include advising on relevant exemptions and preparing a response to the data subject (whether they are a customer or an employee). We can even handle large-scale requests that involve the review and redaction of thousands of documents. Goodbye admin burden.

  • Cyber attacks

    Crisis management. Urgent support. After a cyber incident we’re here to help businesses respond and manage their reputation.

  • Data breach claims

    We defend businesses in civil claims for compensation made by data subjects following an alleged data breach.

  • Complaints to the ICO

    We assist organisations with complaints made about them to the ICO. We can help mitigate the risk, saving you time and money.

  • Other regulatory issues

    We advise on obligations to notify other regulators. This may be the Financial Conduct Authority or the Care Quality Commission. Whoever you report to, we have you covered.

  • Training

    Our team can provide data protection compliance training to your organisation and their employees.

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Our data protection team work collaboratively with businesses and organisations of all sizes across various sectors to provide comprehensive and balanced legal advice.

Data Breaches - When, Not If

We come into contact with clients’ cyber and data protection issues every day and understand the profound effect they have on businesses, reputations and livelihoods.

For an SME, it is all too easy to dismiss cyber incidents and data breaches. Too often, these are seen as issues that only affect much larger entities or organisations that hold certain types of special category data. “It’s not going to affect us” is a very dangerous mindset. In this day and age, a data breach is a question of when, not if.

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