How we help
We help our clients navigate the requirements of data privacy while realising the opportunities. Beyond GDPR and e-privacy law, we advise on the Freedom of Information Act 2000, confidentiality and more.
Our approach is practical, efficient and commercial. We understand your objectives, advise on the data privacy compliance framework and the potential implications of using data.
We can support you with assessments, responses to requests and devising strategies for compliance. And if you’ve had a data security breach, we can assist straight away to support you.
Bates Wells possesses an excellent understanding of data protection and security that it is able to translate in to practical and proportionate advice
They provide a balance of perspective on the law and what the authoritative bodies are looking for
They have a good spread of expertise and are responsive and pragmatic
The firm has in-depth knowledge and expertise in a variety of disciplines
The team is efficient and effective
We advised a client on what arrangements to put in place around data sharing, including drafting controller and processor agreements to meet their needs.
We advised a global recruitment platform on its response to the ICO following an ICO investigation into a data security breach the platform experienced.
We offer GDPR HealthChecks to clients who’d like to review their current level of compliance with the GDPR, and we help pinpoint areas of strength and areas for improvement.