IT, telecoms and data protection in Regional Bar
Exchange Chambers' Louis Browne QC has extensive experience in the field of claims by individuals and companies that have had their personal and sensitive data breached by third parties. He was instructed as lead counsel in the multi-party litigation, involving more than 650 claimants, relating to the 2018 Ticketmaster data breach; a High Court claim has been issued for damages of up to £5m against the ticketing giant. Browne QC also has a niche practice in 'right to be forgotten' claims. At the junior end, Ian Whitehurst represents individuals, public organisations, and companies in litigation and criminal and civil enforcement proceedings brought by the Information Commissioner's Office. He also advises companies on data protection compliance for new business ventures.