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Important judgment on de minimis threshold in data protection compensation claims - Rolfe -v- Veale

United Kingdom - October 25 2021 As organisations face an ever increasing volume of civil claims seeking damages for trivial infringements of data protection law, the High Court in…

David Cook

Johnson v Eastlight: Another important judgment on de minimis threshold in data protection compensation claims - and other important takeaways

United Kingdom - November 17 2021 The High Court in Emma Louise Johnson v Eastlight Community Homes Ltd1 declined to strike-out a claim for damages for distress following an isolated…

David Cook, Andrew Smith

Court awards damages for breach of Data Protection Act where CCTV coverage exceeded lawful basis

United Kingdom - October 21 2021 The case of Dr Mary Fairhurst -v- Mr Jon Woodard illustrates the risks associated with the installation of security cameras at property and why it is…

David Cook, John Gollaglee

Lloyd v Google - Supreme Court Judgment - report and impacts on data protection and mass claims in the UK

European Union, United Kingdom - November 10 2021 On 10 November 2021, the UK Supreme Court in a unanimous judgment allowed Google’s appeal against the Court of Appeal decision granting Mr Lloyd…

David Cook, Jamie Curle, Leontia McArdle, Ross McKean, Jeremy Sher

Digital assets, their environmental impact, and litigation risk

United Kingdom - September 7 2022 An ever-growing body of English case law recognises cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as transferable property. Following our recent…

James Carter, Will Floyd, Dan Jewell