Lewis Silkin LLP

Data Protection & Information Law Department

Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Diverse data protection practice encompassing a range of sectors from financial services to media and entertainment. Well known for the handling of sensitive data relating to employment. Frequently advises on GDPR compliance and provides support with compliant ad tech. Also able to handle contentious cases, including breaches and subject access requests.

Strengths Interviewees say: "They are very good on employment law-related matters."

"They are amazing," says a client. "They understand the business that we are in and are easy to deal with."

Sources report: "Lewis Silkin provide incredible value for money - the depth and breadth of their expertise is really impressive."

Work highlights Acted as lead data privacy advisers for Omnicom, handling matters such as DPA negotiations and data subject rights requests.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Milner-Smith is well equipped to provide guidance on compliance with GDPR regulations and support clients with DSARs. He has a broad practice and demonstrates particular knowledge of employment data.
"He provides phenomenal client care and great attention to detail." "He has very impressive knowledge of the application of data protection law to the workplace." "His perception is spot-on and his judgement is based on experience, extraordinary analytical ability and logical applicability."