Nicholas Westbrook

Nicholas Westbrook


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Phone +44 20 7296 2068

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Nick Westbrook helps clients devise and implement strategic, commercial and cross-functional approaches to privacy compliance and cybersecurity across core business areas, and to respond appropriately if things go wrong. He has assisted domestic and global organisations across the technology, online advertising, insurance, banking, automotive, and creative sectors.

Nick's in-house experience, including at a leading global professional services firm, enables him to provide clients with pragmatic and solution-focused advice. He has a broad range of experience that touches on commercial, telecoms, copyright, and competition issues, and particularly enjoys helping clients navigate the challenges that arise when working at the intersection of law, technology, and commerce. He also contributes regularly to the firm's Pro Bono practice.

Nick has authored a chapter of the IAPP's European Data Protection: Law and Practice relating to Internet Technology and Communications.

Education and admissions


B.A., Oxford University, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advised two leading global content and information providers on the impact of the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 on their services.

Conducted a European-level data protection impact assessment for a global US IT company rolling out a new automated employee monitoring and performance assessment AI technology.

Assisted a cross-device advertising network with its advocacy efforts in relation to the draft e-Privacy Regulation.

Assisted a global professional services firm with updating its organisation-wide approach to identifying and managing high-risk data processing activities.*

Advised a FTSE 100 company with all aspects of its GDPR preparations.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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