Nick Graham > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Data protection.


Nick is the founding partner of Dentons’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. Recognized as a leading practitioner, he specializes in data privacy, cybersecurity and information governance, advising across all sectors, including retail, telecoms, energy, manufacturing, banking, insurance, transport, technology and digital media.

Nick has more than 25 years’ experience in data protection and has been advising since the days of the Data Protection Act 1984/1998 and the early enforcement activities of the FTC. He advises on all aspects of data privacy including global compliance strategy and control frameworks, data privacy impact assessments, data breach and incident response, group litigation claims, international data transfers, customer data exploitation and data retention. Most recently, he has advised on AI and privacy compliance, consumer tracking, biometrics, data sovereignty, conflicts of data laws and transfers post-Schrems II/Brexit.


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

(Leading individuals)

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Offering ‘pragmatic and commercial advice in a timely manner’, Dentons acts for a long list of high-profile companies on all aspects of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity matters. The practice also benefits from the firm’s large global network, which makes it uniquely positioned to handle multi-jurisdictional compliance projects and regulatory investigations. Leading the team is Nick Graham, who has extensive expertise in data subject access requests, breach incidents and data sharing projects. Simon Elliott, who is described as extremely dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for his clients’, is recommended for contentious data protection matters, including investigations and cybersecurity incident responses. Other key name is Antonis Patrikios, who is noted for his ‘specialism in leading multi-jurisdictional projects in the UK, EU, US and Asian’.