5 Essex Court

John Goss

Call 2015

Information Law

John has experience of matters relating to information law, the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation.  He is well placed to act in claims relating to handling of information by public bodies, having advised on the extent of the police’s obligation to co-operate with annual risk assessments under the Children’s Homes (England) Regulations 2015, and delivered training to police forces and other agencies on information sharing between public bodies and on data protection.  He has also drafted strike out/summary judgment applications in relation to defamation and Data Protection Act claims in the High Court and County Court, and advised on the compatibility of decisions about the collection, handling and distribution of information with Article 8 ECHR.