Andrew Kimble > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
OCEANA HOUSE
39-49 COMMERICAL ROAD
SOUTHAMPTON
SO15 1GA
England

Work Department

Commercial.

Position

Andrew is a partner and Head of the data privacy and e-commerce team. He advises on all aspects of data protection, privacy and freedom of information work including client audits, complex outsourcing, international data transfer arrangements and data licensing projects. Clients include major retailers, hospitality and leisure sector organisations and public sector bodies. He also specialises in information technology including IT procurement and e-commerce. He advises the Interactive Media in Retail Group (the industry body for the online retail industry) on data protection and ecommerce matters.

Career

Qualified in 1997 with Hepherd Winstanley & Pugh; joined Bond Pearce on merger 1998; partner, Bond Pearce 2008; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Memberships

Law Society, Society for Computers and the Law and the Interactive Media in Retail Group.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Risk advisory > Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP acts for public sector clients and corporates across a wide range of sectors, most notably tech, retail, financial services and life sciences, on cross-border data transfers, regulatory investigations, and the data aspects of corporate transactions. Through its online tech-driven solution, WBC Clarity, the group assists clients to manage data subject access requests. Practice head Andrew Kimble advises on all aspects of data protection and privacy matters. Also recommended are Andrew Parsons, who focuses on commercial litigation in the tech sector, and Newcastle-based Caroline Churchill, whose expertise spans cross-border acquisitions and e-commerce issues.

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Led out of Bristol by Alastair Mitton, the team at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP is ‘experienced, capable, and proactive and a delight to work with‘ and employs its expertise in digitization projects, setting up e-commerce platforms, and handling issues arising out of the use of AI. Andrew Parsons handles contentious matters pertaining to software and IT services, whereas Andrew Kimble advises on projects, including outsourcing, e-commerce, and adjacent consumer protection laws. Highly active with a focus on the financial sector, Howard Duckworth counsels clients on projects pertaining to outsourcing, fintech, data protection, and cybersecurity.