A New Dawn for Information Litigation?


Wednesday 29th January 2020




12 King’s Bench Walk Chambers

Information Law Seminar chaired by Harry Steinberg QC and our team of barristers will be discussing the following:

Harry Steinberg QC and Max Archer will look at the ramifications of the seminal Court of Appeal decision in Lloyd v Google [2019] EWCA Civ 1599. In particular, they will discuss the scope for group actions following the Court of Appeal’s decision to allow a representative action under CPR 19.6. They will also cover the case’s implications for the tort of misuse of private information and actions brought under the DPA/GDPR.

Jeremy McKeown will look at vicarious liability for data breaches, and the appeal to the Supreme Court from the decision in WM Morrisons Supermarket PLC v Various Claimants [2018] EWCA Civ 2339.  Carolyn D’Souza will consider the Subject Access regime and its exemptions, in light of Rudd v. Bridle & J&S Bridle Ltd [2019] EWHC 893.

This event will be accredited with APIL CPD points.

If you would like to attend, please email events@12kbw.co.uk to reserve your place.