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Robert Bond

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Bristows LLP

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Data Protection and Information Law


Robert Bond has over 40 years' experience of advising national and international clients on all of their commercial IP, technology and data protection requirements. He also provides international notarial services and compliance advice. He is a legal expert and author in the fields of e-commerce, computer games, media and publishing, data protection, information security and cyber risks.

Robert’s experience includes advising several major medical device and pharmaceutical multinationals on information security and other compliance laws; negotiating and drafting technology contracts for large and medium-sized providers with customers; acting for numerous multinationals on global data protection compliance issues; representing digital media companies as well as computer games companies on a range of commercial and online matters.


Qualified as a Solicitor 1979
Qualified as a Notary Public 1989
Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional


Law Society of England & Wales;
Companion of the British Computer Society;
Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies;
International Association of Defense Counsel;
Notaries Society;
Liveryman of City of London Solicitors’ Company and Liveryman of Stationers & Newspaper Makers Company.


BA (Hons) Law Wolverhampton University

London: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Under the guidance of Mark Hawes at Bristows LLP the team is best known for its experience in advising charities that are established by Royal Charter, particularly those charities that operate in the fields of science, technology and engineering. It is also building up a reputation for acting for medical research charities and arts and cultural charities. Many of its clients operate internationally. Robert Bond is also well-placed to advise charities on a myriad of data protection issues.

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London: Risk advisory

Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Within: Leading individuals

Robert Bond - Bristows LLP

Within: Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

2018 saw Bristows LLP build on its already well-established position in the data protection field with the recruitment of the 'outstanding' Marc Dautlich from Pinsent Masons LLP; Dautlich is particularly active in the technology, financial services and fintech sectors. Practice head Mark Watts has notable expertise in advising US-based clients and regularly handles global compliance projects and regulatory litigation; Christopher Millard focuses on the technology and communications sectors; and Robert Bond has experience in compliance work, data incidents, cyber attacks and issues relating to health and children's data. As a whole, the practice excels in high-profile and international work; recent examples include Google's right to be forgotten case and British Airways' data breach. Its notable areas of expertise encompass compliance projects, regulatory litigation and product launches. Clients also single out 'excellent' senior associate Hannah Crowther.

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