5 Essex Court

Andrew Waters

Call 1987

Data Protection & Information Law

Andrew has advised and appeared on behalf of police forces across a wide spectrum of issues. These have included FOI requests for disclosure for information from police forces, the use / misuse of information held by the police and issues of retention.

Cases of note include:

Representing Avon & Somerset police in a FOI claim by the Guardian Newspaper to obtain the investigation report into the alleged conspiracy to murder by the ex-Liberal Party leader, Jeremy Thorpe

Advising police forces at a national level on issues arising out of the alleged manipulation of forensic samples by employees of Randox Testing Services.