Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity


The ability to transfer customer data, employee files, financial records, and other information around the globe quickly and cheaply has opened up a world of opportunity for many businesses. It also presents a new world of risks and the need for businesses to consider how data is stored and managed. With the digital economy advancing at lightning speed, it is now more important than ever that data protection, privacy and cybersecurity issues are not ignored, and data storage and management are dealt with carefully.

Our lawyers advise on all aspects of data protection, privacy and cybersecurity, from helping you put the correct policies and procedures in place to helping you understand and ensure regulatory and legal compliance. Seamlessly working with their counterparts in other practice areas and specialist consultants, our lawyers provide integrated, creative and practical advice to our clients.

Specific data protection, privacy and cybersecurity services we provide for clients include:

  • Localisation of global/regional data protection policies;
  • Establishment of the internal data protection function and required internal processes;
  • Implementation of company-wide compliance programmes;
  • Contracts for data processing and cross-border data transfers, as well as data protection provisions for a variety of contracts;
  • Employment-related aspects of data protection;
  • Data breach management and notification;
  • Data protection and cybersecurity compliance training;
  • Data security breach preparedness and response;
  • Enforcement–related issues, regulatory appeals and offences relating to data protection, cybersecurity and related areas; and
  • Disputes and civil proceedings relating to data protection and/or cybersecurity issues.