Blake Morgan commercial partner Simon Stokes has been recognised for his experience in providing specialist advice on data law by an international directory of leading specialists in the field.
This is the second year running that Simon has achieved recognition by the ‘Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Data’ guide. The directory recognises lawyers from around the world who are nominated by fellow practitioners as experts in data law.
Simon leads the firm’s technology practice in London and specialises in data protection, information technology law, cloud software, software IP and licensing of data analytics software. His clients include leading banks, technology and outsourcing providers, software houses and IT consultancies and tech starts ups.
Commenting on the directory entry he said: “With the introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year, protecting the data of customers, clients and employees continues to be a pressing priority for organisations. Our team of data protection experts is proud to have supported a range of UK and international clients from starts ups to major corporate and public sector organisations through these changes, helping develop effective data strategies that will protecting their data both now and in the future. We will also be continuing to advise clients in relation to the data issues relating to Brexit, whether or not there is a deal.”
The data protection team at Blake Morgan provide pragmatic, commercial advice on data protection, freedom of information and information management for commercial businesses and the public sector. They are the only law firm in the UK accredited by the British Computer Society to deliver training leading to the BCS Certificates in Data Protection and in Freedom of Information Law.
For more information of how they can help your organisation visit www.blakemorgan.co.uk