John is a Partner in DWF London office specialising in technology and privacy law. He has a broad ranging practice covering both the transactional and litigation fields. He is also highly experienced in negotiating complex commercial agreements and intellectual property related issues.
He has played a key role in some of the technology industry’s largest and most complex transactions and advised a client base of leading global financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, as well as social media, consumer electronics and FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 organisations.
John has a particular expertise in data protection and freedom of information matters. In addition to his transactional experience, he has led on a wide range of contentious matters within these fields, he has a particular interest in advising companies where data is part of their core assets. He also has an interest in mass claims following data breaches and advising companies on complex cross border issues governing the exporting of personal data in connection with regulatory investigations.
John has represented clients on privacy matters in front of the Information Tribunal and the High Court. He has also managed cross-border litigation for clients in a number of jurisdictions around the world. He is noted for his expertise in privacy-related litigation and advising on the transfer of data in the context of cross-border litigation.