We are the market leading team within Northern Ireland which provides the full spectrum of information and data law advice, including data protection, freedom of information, confidentiality, cyber security and data breach response.

The area of data protection and privacy is evolving rapidly. Our Data protection team comprises data protection solicitors specialists in providing well rounded and expert advice. We are here to help navigate the complex landscape of compliance. Data is frequently referred to as the “new oil of the 21st century” and continues to be one of the most valuable assets an organisation possesses. It is imperative that organisations put in place effective information management systems to protect this asset but also to ensure compliance with the data legal regime, including the Data Protection Act 2018, UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Carson McDowell’s data specialists have extensive knowledge and work alongside our other specialist lawyers within the Corporate, Employment, Dispute Resolution and Media teams to ensure our clients benefit from an in-depth offering.

We assist individuals, businesses and public bodies negotiate this complicated area of law, ensuring personal data is protected and helping to manage the consequences when it is not.

Whether your matter relates to privacy notices, a subject access request, data transfer challenges, data breaches, cyber attacks, use of cookies, confidentiality obligations or a freedom of information request, our data specialists will provide you with legal advice that you can trust.

Our aim is to assist our clients with the challenges of data management, help them implement the policies and procedures necessary to deliver compliance and respond to any ad hoc concerns that arise in respect of privacy and data.

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What we do

Privacy Notices, Policies and Guidance
Data Sharing and Processing Personal Data Agreements
Data Protection Audits
Data Protection Training
Data Breach or Cyber Incident Response Service
Use of Cookies and Online Tracking
Data Retention and Deletion
International Data Transfers
Handling of Employee Data
Advise and Assist with Data Subject Access Requests
Right to be Erasure Requests
Advice on Legislative and Regulatory Updates
Confidentiality Obligations and Non-disclosure Agreements
Freedom of Information Requests
Environmental Information Requests
Bespoke Training Solutions for Your Organisation

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