As a precursor to a potential dispute, we can advise individuals on the appropriateness of making a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
We also advise individuals who are subject to potential legal proceedings from their employer, where suspicion may exist that the employer has obtained personal data, and possibly sensitive personal data, in contravention of applicable legal safeguards.
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Meet the Employment team
Our team is ranked No.1 by the Legal 500. We are recognised for our cutting-edge work for senior executives and “excellent knowledge of how the City works”.
Our lawyers have particular expertise advising on individual and team moves, whistleblowing, and discrimination claims.