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Cyber Security

At 2 Bedford Row we wrote the book on Cyber Security: Law and Practice.

The pace of growth in digital advancement is historically unprecedented, and with this comes both opportunity and risk. Our barristers are able to advise on Cyber Law in a criminal and civil context. Whether it is protection from cyber attack, or strategic advice on data protection and privacy obligations, we have the right people to help you.

Our criminal expertise is well known, and we are properly placed to advise on cyber fraud, offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, and data use offences. Whether in this jurisdiction or abroad, 2 Bedford Row has a wealth of experience in both defending and prosecuting high profile criminal cases.

In a civil context, Sam Thomas co-authored the textbook that addresses the current legal framework in relation to civil liabilities and redress, cyber property, employer liability and protection, and commercial espionage.

2 Bedford Row is able to advise on responding to a data breach, investigating incidents and powers of investigation, and remedial steps to mitigate loss. Whether it is identifying cyber risks that your business faces, and the means to protect against those risks, or responding through crisis management, we have a multitude of experienced practitioners able to manage a situation expeditiously and discreetly.

Looking to the future, 2 Bedford Row can provide independent oversight and assurance in relation to your compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), and the Data Protection 2018. If working across multiple jurisdictions, we can provide insight into the measures necessary under UK and EU legislation, and potential conflicts with data sovereignty provisions in the US and Asia.

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Call: +44 (0)20 7440 8888
Email: clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk

Clerk: Paul Rodgers
Telephone: +44 (0)7894 125 434
Email: Click here

Latest Cyber Security news and publications

News 29th Nov 2023

Response to the CTS “cyber incident” by Sam Thomas 

It has been reported that over 80 legal firms have been impacted by the CTS “cyber incident”, and as a result The...

Cases 14th Sep 2023

Acquittal in computer hacking trial

Sam Thomas leading Harry Laidlaw, instructed by Richard Hallam at Powell Spencer Partners, secured the acquittal at...

Blog 4th Feb 2021

Practical advice for secure home working by Sam Thomas

On 23rd March 2020, when the Prime Minister announced that “people will only be allowed to leave their home for very...

Blog 29th Mar 2018

Internal threats to Cyber Security by Sam Thomas

With newspapers full of stories of computer hacking, and the BBC reporting a Russian campaign of cyber-espionage, one...

Blog 27th Feb 2018

Money Laundering and Virtual Cryptocurrencies by Sam Thomas

On 12th October 2017, Bitcoin, a decentralised virtual cryptocurrency, soared above $5,000 to reach a record high. This...

News 5th May 2017

Cyber Security: Law & Practice

Chambers is delighted to announce the publication of Cyber Security: Law & Practice a new textbook covering all...

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