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Baker McKenzie

Data Protection & Information Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 5UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recognised team with GDPR experience across a range of highly regulated sectors, including tech and media, as well as healthcare. Able to advise on ICO investigations and assist clients with DSARs. Global capabilities make the firm a strong choice for clients seeking international privacy counsel.

Strengths

A client notes: "They are such supreme experts in their respective fields and we always have the utmost confidence in the advice they provide."

Notable practitioners

Joanna de Fonseka advises clients on data protection matters stemming from COVID-19 measures, international data transfers and data subject rights.
"She is always extremely responsive, efficient and knowledgeable, and has an impressive ability to distil complex legal concepts into clear, pragmatic advice."

John McGovern is noted for his handling of data protection issues which includes managing cyber and data security breaches. He also advises clients on privacy concerns and data protection strategy.
"He has impressive mastery of the latest EU data protection law developments." "He is easily able to discuss complex technical and legal concepts. He listens acutely and works to tailor and adapt his advice to business needs."

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Data Protection & Information Law


Joanna de Fonseka
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John McGovern
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