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Data protection.


Nick Graham is the Global Co-Chair of Dentons’ Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. He specialises in data privacy, cybersecurity, information governance, as well as freedom of information. Nick advises across all sectors including retail, telecoms, energy, manufacturing, banking, insurance, transport, technology and digital media.

Nick has over 20 years’ experience and has been advising on data privacy since the days of the Data Protection Act 1984 and the early enforcement activities of the FTC. He has advised on all aspects of data privacy including global compliance strategy, privacy impact assessments, data breach and incident response, international data transfers, customer data strategy, data retention and data exploitation. Most recently, he has advised on Big Data, cloud computing, cyber attacks, consumer tracking, biometrics, data sovereignty, conflicts of data laws, compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation and transfers in light of the Schrems II ruling.


Admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales 1994.


The Law Society; International Bar Association; Data Protection Forum.


University of Leicester (LLB 1990); College of Law York (Law Society Finals 1992).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

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Technically excellent on both the law and the technology’, Dentons takes the lead on global cybersecurity and data protection matters, providing cross-disciplinary advice in relation to data incidents and compliance work. The practice also handles regulatory investigations and litigation following data breaches, contentious data subject access requests and privacy activist complaints. Nick Graham leads the team and has recently been assisting businesses with the fallout from the Schrems II ruling. Simon Elliott provides international data advisory support, while Antonis Patrikios handles data privacy and cybersecurity matters. Martin Fanning, who is ’exceptionally strong on client relations’, is recommended for binding corporate rules and international data transfer projects, and counts financial institutions and large corporates among his clients.