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International Data Protection:

EU-US Privacy Shield gains momentum

United Kingdom Data Protection:

TalkTalk loses appeal at Information Tribunal: No leeway in data breach notification

United Kingdom Freedom of Information:

New Information Commissioner takes a supportive stance on FOI

  • EU Data Protection Regulation:
    Time to get organised in the UK - or the Great Escape?
    28th September - Birmingham
    London: 16–18 November

  • Session 1: Planning, 23 November, London
  • Includes: German privacy law can catch overseas businesses unaware; Will Canada stay an ‘adequate’ jurisdiction under the EU GDPR?; Can data protection be combined with competition law?
  • Includes: Brexit and GDPR; Privacy litigation and insurance; Smart trends raise consent issues; Using Facebook to prove identity


  • International & UK Reports

    Our publications are renowned for providing privacy and data protection managers, lawyers and academics an invaluable information service.

    We concentrate on providing practical compliance-orientated advice, which will help you in your day-to-day work.


    Subscriptions include:


    -6 new issues a year of the International and/or UK Reports
    -Online access to back issues; special reports; events documentation


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  • Privacy Officers Network

    The Privacy Officers Network (PON) gives Senior Privacy Officers an opportunity to meet their specific peer group regularly to exchange views on matters of common interest in a confidential environment. 

    Some meetings are roundtables with national Data Protection Commissioners while others are private discussions among group members.

  • Training & Consulting

    We have been advising clients on their data protection policies and procedures since 1987.

    We have developed a series of training workshops tailored to the requirements of those dealing with data in different contexts.

    One-day Health Check Audit
    To prepare for an ICO audit, or just to ensure that your data protection compliance programme is on track, PL&B offers a cost-effective one-day audit.

  • Recruitment Service

    Head of Privacy - Perm, West of London


    Data Protection Regulatory Lawyer - Perm, Hamburg/Berlin


    Having established a leading presence in the data protection and privacy recruitment market we offer an unrivalled service to our clients.