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For more information please contact our clerks by calling +44 (0)20 7242 3555.

Paul Eeles
Senior Clerk
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Steven Wright
Senior Clerk
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Albie Barton
Senior Practice Manager
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Emma Wise
Practice Manager
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7BR barristers have long-established expertise in confidentiality and data protection, advising across a broad spectrum of scenarios from information held by large multinational corporate organisations, public authorities to abuse of information by individuals and employers.

7BR provide advice on this complex area of law to both private and public sector clients. 7BR advise on freedom of information issues, human rights, misuse, breach of confidence and claims for damages and distress. 7BR have a noted specialism in dealing with cases of personal injury arising from such breaches and remain a sought after group of barristers addressing this niche and growing area of litigation.

7BR has a noted niche in advising local authorities, police forces and government agencies as to data issues.

7BR advise on issues arising from the:

  • Data Protection Act 1998 and 2018.
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000.
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.
  • Rectification, blocking, deletion and the right to be forgotten.
  • Damages and injunctions following online data breaches and online harassment.
  • Internet surveillance.
  • The misuse of social media.
  • Cyber risks and the availability of harmful material online.
  • Employee misuse of work equipment and accounts.

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, please call Chambers mainline number +44 (0)20 7242 3555 and you will be directed to the out of hours phone lines.

As a direct access client, please visit our direct access page and complete the initial form, a member of the clerking team will then be in touch to discuss the next steps.

Choosing the right barrister for your case can be difficult, with so many to choose from. Our clerks will be happy to guide you with your choice. Their wealth of knowledge and experience will help you decide the right barrister not just for the case but someone who will work with you.

Some barristers have the ability to “conduct litigation” for direct access clients. Our clerks will be able to assist you as to which of our members are trained and accredited to do so.

Please visit our direct access page for the initial steps on instructing a barrister, or contact our clerks on +44 (0)20 7242 3555.


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