Data law specialist at Blake Morgan, Simon Stokes has been recognised for his expertise with inclusion in a directory of leading specialists in the field.
Simon Stokes, partner, in the firm’s Commercial team, is listed in the inaugural edition of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Data.
He is a specialist in data issues and in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in May and requires businesses to comply with strict measures to protect personal information and privacy.
The Guide includes the most highly nominated data lawyers according to its research – those who stand out as leaders and are held in the highest esteem by their colleagues and fellow practitioners.
Bruce Potter, Chairman at Blake Morgan, said: “Simon is a renowned specialist who is known in the UK for his expertise in data law.
“At a time when data legislation is a pressing priority for businesses and organisations due to the imminent introduction of GDPR, we are honoured that his expertise, representative of the firm’s commitment to excellence, has been recognised in this prestigious guide.”
Simon is also listed in the main Who’s Who Legal guide as a leader in Telecommunications, Media and Technology.
The data protection team at Blake Morgan provide pragmatic advice on data protection, freedom of information and information management for commercial businesses and the public sector. They are the only UK law firm accredited by the British Computer Society to deliver training leading to the award of the BCS (formerly ISEB) Certificates in Data Protection Law and in Freedom of Information Law.
For more information on the directory see www.WhosWhoLegal.com.