Overview


Ashley Winton focuses his practice on global data protection and privacy, information governance and cybersecurity compliance. He has particularly in-depth knowledge of cyber breach response, cybersecurity in the context of payment systems, the lawful interception of data, and the conflict of laws in relation to corporate and government investigations and international litigation. Ashley frequently represents major corporations, trade associations, charities and government entities on a range of data privacy and cybersecurity issues and he has significant experience in advising on the impact of privacy and cybersecurity law on cloud services, health care and international data transfers.

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Results


  • Advising a listed payment company in relation to one of the largest breaches of personal data in the UK
  • Advising a FTSE 250 payments company in relation to the discovery on the dark web of a large set of personal data credentials that were stolen from a company that it had recently acquired
  • Advising a regulated financial services client on implementing outsourced distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, and responding to DDoS incidents

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Recognitions


  • Chambers & Partners UK 2019, UK Data Protection & Information Law, listed annually since 2001
  • Chambers & Partners UK 2019, Information Technology, listed annually since 2001
  • Legal 500 UK 2018, Data Protection, listed annually since 2001

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Community


  • Fellow of the Ponemon Institute
  • Chairman of the UK Data Protection Forum
  • Member, British Computer Society

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Credentials


Education
College of Law, 1993
City University, Law, 1992
Manchester University, BSc, (Hons), M.Eng., 1991

Admissions
England and Wales

Ashley Winton

Insights & Events / Media

London, England / McDermott Event / November 18. 2019

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / October 2019

Cambridge, UK / Speaking Engagements / July 3, 2019

United Kingdom / Special Report / March 25, 2019

Paris, France / McDermott Event / February 12, 2019

Webcast / McDermott Event / December 5, 2018

London, United Kingdom / / December 4, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / November 28-29, 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / November 20-21, 2018

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / November 13, 2018

Brussels, Belgium / Speaking Engagements / October 23, 2018

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / October 3, 2018

London, United Kingdom / McDermott Event / June 12, 2018

Resource Centers / April 2018

Webinar / McDermott Event / March 21, 2018

Webinar / McDermott Event / February 28, 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / February 1, 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / January 26, 2018

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / November 2, 2017

On the Subject / October 10, 2017

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / October 6, 2017

London, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / September 14, 2017

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