Data Protection: Reloaded The data protection regime which is currently meant to provide our electronic life with basic privacy and protection is set out in the Data Protection Act 1998 and in related legislation. The 1998 Act in turn implemented the European Data Protection Directive of 1995 into UK law. That was a very different…
We act for foreign companies and individuals who come to the UK to do business, and advise on everything – from establishing a branch or subsidiary, to its ultimate demise.
Our corporate team has many years’ experience of advising foreign clients, many of them SMEs or family businesses specialising in a particular sector, and guiding them through the intricacies of English law. Our lawyers speak several foreign languages including French, German, Italian and Cantonese.
Much of our work involves cross border transactions, often between companies who are not directly connected with the UK but have chosen English law as the governing law of their contracts. In this way they are able to take advantage of a sophisticated legal system and world class court and arbitration systems which give certainty and reliability to their transactions.