Hans Allnutt - DAC Beachcroft
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Hans Allnutt

Hans leads DAC Beachcroft's multi-award winning cyber risk and breach response team. The team responds to hundreds of breaches and cyber incidents a year, helping clients of all sizes, from SME to Global Corporates. Hans is a true specialist, guiding clients through their crisis and defending any regulatory investigation and privacy litigation that follows.

As a litigator, Hans advises on disputes from all sectors. His practice includes national and international litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution.

Hans advises on cyber and data protection governance and compliance programmes, as well as responding to information rights requests (e.g. DSARs).

Hans was recommended for his "excellent data privacy skills" in The Legal 500 and is ranked for Data Protection & Information Law in Chambers & Partners:

"He is very innovative, very knowledgeable and astutely aware of the commercial realities and practicalities." "He is clearly an authority in his field and is able to draw upon his experience of similar situations to reassure us that the situation is in hand.

In recent years, Hans has been recognised as a Litigation Rising Star and nominated as a Legal Innovator of the Year. Awards include winning Cyber Law Firm of the Year by Insurance Insider, the Law Society's Excellence award for business development innovation, and the Legal Innovation Awards prize also for business development innovation.

Hans is widely published on the topic of cyber risk, data protection and information security and speaks regularly at industry and client sponsored events. He tweets about cyber risk and privacy issues via @legallnutt.

PUBLISHED CASES
Notting Hill Genesis v Ali [2020] EWHC 1194 (QB)
Johnson v Eastlight [2021] EWHC 3069 (QB)

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