Jon specialises in information governance law and advises on data protection compliance, information sharing and freedom of information issues.
Main areas of practice
Jon has experience of drafting a range of commercial contracts, including those relating to e-commerce, IT procurement and outsourcing, website and app development and publishing.
Jon has advised clients on data protection issues in relation to the exploitation, sharing and security of personal data. He has experience of drafting various agreements relating to data products and has provided advice on the data protection implications of commercial transactions including data export and direct marketing campaigns.
Jon also advises public sector clients on their compliance with the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.
Jon advises clients in both the private and public sectors on their compliance with Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.
Jon’s first degree was in Ancient History from Cardiff University. Following a career in the civil service, including working for the Information Commissioner and the Welsh government, Jon returned to university to retrain as a solicitor. He qualified in 2012 after training at Bond Dickinson LLP in Bristol.
Insights by Jon
Digital Marketing Agency Bisnode fined by the Polish DPA for failing to be transparent with data subjects
Poland's data protection agency, the national Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) has issued its first fine for non-compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The target was Bisnode, a Swedish-headquartered digital...Read More
Following the defeat of the Government's EU Withdrawal Agreement in the House of Commons on 15 January, the risk of a no-deal Brexit has increased and there remains considerable uncertainty...Read More
A data protection claim that was potentially worth over £1 billion has been dismissed by the High Court. The claimant, Richard Lloyd, brought the case as a representative of a...Read More