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Data Protection for Businesses

Data protection is a key component for all businesses, no matter their size, and ensuring your business complies with the many laws and regulations is vital.

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (PECR) impose the greatest changes in data protection law for 20 years. We can help ensure sure your charity continues to comply, as well as providing expert advice on data protection, freedom of information, confidentiality, and privacy.


Helping businesses comply with data protection requirements

There are likely to be key areas which if tackled first will greatly reduce the risk. Our approach is based on assessing the greatest risks and targeting those by providing you with the documentation required to demonstrate compliance.

We defend organisations facing claims from individuals and investigations by the Information Commissioner’s Office. As a result, we understand how to deal with the contentious aspects of data protection.


Our data protection advice for businesses

We work closely with intellectual property and data protection lawyers across our firm, working together to get the best advice and outcomes for you and your business. Our advice includes:

  • data processing and data sharing agreements
  • data audit
  • data protection training
  • implementing data governance programmes
  • drafting data protection policies and privacy notices
  • direct marketing consent requirements
  • subject access requests
  • preventing and managing data breach
  • responding to the regulator


What matters to you, matters to us

Our aim is to make everything as straightforward as possible, translating the complexities of the law in a way that makes sense for your business and your overall goals.

We are recognised by The Legal 500 as a leading firm in the South West for our corporate work, which notes client feedback praising our 'strong technical skills... and track record in using those skills'.

Above all, we are known for getting the work done. We focus on what you want to achieve, providing the legal support to help you further your business interests and meet your commercial goals. 

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