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Data Protection & Information Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 5UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team focused on representing clients in non-contentious and contentious data protection matters. Sought out by clients from a range of sectors for advice concerning cybersecurity and data investigations. Further expertise in GDPR compliance and risk management.

Strengths

Sources say: "The firm's strength is in its depth and the approach of its individuals."

Clients report: "They quickly understand the business purpose of the client and work with them to find practical yet compliant solutions."

Work highlights

Represented Wm Morrisons Supermarkets in a data protection group litigation concerning a mass data breach.

Notable practitioners

James Drury Smith assists clients with non-contentious data cases. He is sought after by businesses seeking advice on GDPR compliance and risk management.
"He's excellent. He's a very capable and knowledgeable lawyer."

Stewart Room brings a wealth of data protection and cybersecurity experience to cases. He is highly regarded for his ability to advise on all aspects of GDPR, including in data investigations and contentious cases.
"He's got very deep knowledge in the area and really understands it." "His strengths include his practical application of law, which is always commercial and risk-based."

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Data Protection & Information Law

DWF

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Location

20 Fenchurch Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC3M 3AG

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Data Protection & Information Law


James Drury Smith
Band 4
Stewart Room
Band 1