An application under the Data Protection Act 1998 s.7(9) for an order requiring solicitors to comply with a subject access request was refused. Judge Behrens held that is was not reasonable or proportionate, in the circumstances, for the solicitors to carry out the necessary searches to determine which documents were protected by legal professional privileged and which were not.

Dawson-Damer & Ors v Taylor Wessing LLP & Ors [2015] EWHC 2366 (Ch) (06 August 2015)