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Herbert Smith Freehills

Data Protection & Information Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 5UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-resourced data and technology law practice recommended for complex contentious and non-contentious matters. Particularly pronounced expertise in relation to cybersecurity issues, which includes advising on crisis management and wide-ranging risk mitigation strategies. Sector expertise covers financial services, education, retail and utilities, among others.

Strengths

An interviewee says: "I value the proactive assistance and guidance provided by the team, including their prompt support on time sensitive matters."

Another interviewee reports: "They are wonderful. They're detailed, always available, commercial, balanced and a joy to deal with. They give good advice with the right level of direction and risk aversion."

Work highlights

Assisted Hays with privacy-related challenges, including industry-wide sector-focused compliance audits initiated by two European regulators and privacy issues arising out of homeworking arrangements.

Notable practitioners

Miriam Everett garners recognition for her data protection practice, which involves work for an impressive portfolio of global clients. She handles the full range of data matters, from compliance advice to breach response.


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