Alongside the benefits brought by advanced technology, businesses now often find themselves holding and dealing with vast amounts of data.
The law sets out strict regulations in terms of how data should be stored and managed by businesses, and also the rights that individuals have in relation to their own data. Given that technology continues to advance rapidly, this is a swiftly developing area of law, and it is imperative that businesses are aware of their obligations and rights and equipped to deal with any matters that might arise.
Here at Bishop and Sewell we have an expert team of lawyers who can advise and assist in relation to all aspects of data protection and privacy law. Our specialists act for both businesses and individuals, and the scope of our work extends from advising on compliance with the relevant laws and ensuring that any agreements take account of obligations and possible pitfalls, to managing the impact of any breach, whether by engaging with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the event of non-compliance by a business, or taking steps to protect individual rights, including by issuing a claim.
We advise and assist in relation to:
- All aspects of data protection and privacy law including the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016
- Business regulation and compliance
- Data processing agreements and clauses
- Notifications of data breaches to the Information Commissioner
- Enforcement action
- Breaches of an individual’s right to privacy
- Online abuse and trolling
For initial advice or to arrange a meeting with one of our team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact +44 (0)20 7631 4141 and ask to speak to the data protection and privacy team.