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Head of Data Privacy
Lucas is a recognised specialist in data privacy and e-privacy law who advises at domestic, EU and global levels.
Lucas’s work ranges from preparatory (such as drafting compliance and accountability documentation; advising how to carry out electronic marketing and fundraising and carrying out impact assessments) to after-the incident response (such as assisting clients with data security incidents, supervisory authority investigations and subject access requests). In particular, he enjoys working on complex and offbeat projects – recent experience includes advising a national data science institute on the crossover between artificial intelligence and data privacy law, advising an international campaign platform on compliance with data privacy law when implementing a Europe-wide Brexit quiz which canvassed political opinions and assisting a conflict armament campaign when a public authority requested information to substantiate criminal allegations about a subject of its covert investigations.
Lucas also regularly gives bespoke presentations and workshops about his practice. Given the broad application of data privacy law, Lucas works with lots of different clients. He is particularly experienced in the application of data privacy law to the employment, company/commercial, charity and social enterprise, public and regulatory, immigration, education, technology, media and sports sectors. He was recommended for sports-related data protection in the Legal 500 2018, and is recognised as a Key Lawyer in the Legal 500 2020.
Lucas is a lawyer that clients enjoy working with. 38 Degrees, an organisation with which he works frequently, said as follows: “Lucas continues to impress us with his professionalism and approach to work, as well as being an all-round enjoyable partner to collaborate with. Lucas has been integral to our entire internal GDPR preparation and success. The advice he provided us was to such a high standard that we were recognised by the BBC’s Daily Politics Show.“
Outside of the office, Lucas can usually be found dragon boating, writing music or walking his dog, Morty.Back to People →