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At Hayes Connor Solicitors, we help you to get fair compensation for data breaches

Hayes Connor Solicitors is a leading law firm operating solely in the data breach and protection sector. We help our clients to claim data breach compensation following data protection violations, GDPR breaches and other cyber offences.

Our firm is a niche provider of legal services in this relatively new and evolving area of law. We are specialists who lead the field in data protection law and data breach compensation claims, understanding the complexities involved and the compensation our clients are entitled to.

Modern Law Awards 2019

Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards

In 2019, our firm was ‘highly commended’ at the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards in the boutique law firm of the year category.

We are thrilled that our achievements in this area are recognised.

Making sure you are fully compensated for any data breaches or online offences

Our job is to make sure people get the support they need after their data has been put at risk and ensure organisations take their responsibilities seriously. We can help clients to claim for both the financial and emotional impact of a breach.

We have decades of combined experience helping our clients secure the justice they deserve. Our solicitors work tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome for you. Both in terms of damages achieved and service delivered.

Education is key to minimising the impact of data breaches

We know that pursuing compensation can seem intimidating, particularly following a data breach or another online offence where people often have little understanding of the laws involved.

However, when you work with us, we will demystify the process for you and make things as simple and stress-free as we can. We remove the jargon from the compensation process and keep in regular contact, so you always know just what’s happening with your claim.

You stay in control

An innovative practice, we have invested heavily in client education. Our goal is to make sure our clients have as much information as possible before claiming and feel fully informed at all times. In addition, we provide a wide range of information to help our clients protect themselves once a breach has occurred.

Support when you need it

At Hayes Connor, we also work with Victim Support to help those affected by cybercrime and data breaches. The partnership sees us provide the charity with regular expertise and advice on its legal content.

Together we also create content and raise awareness of the growing threat of cybercrime and data breaches. We believe that this helps us to exceed the expectations of client care and professionalism. Because the more people are aware of the risk, the better-protected everyone will be.

Data breach compensation & cybercrime legal advice and support – our commitment to you

Our team are committed to helping you secure the maximum award possible as soon as possible. When you call us, we’ll quickly confirm if you have a data breach compensation claim, then our solicitors can get the process started on your behalf.

We also use the latest technology and a highly trained team to deliver excellence of service.

This means:

  • Making sure all personal details are protected/confidential.
  • Ensuring our processes are understood, straightforward and stress-free.
  • Never asking unnecessary or intrusive questions.
  • Getting people through to the right solicitor quickly.

We only ever deal with organic enquiries, and we never buy data, cold call, or send spam texts or emails. All of our advertising is carefully monitored to reduce the spam effect. We never pressure anyone into making a data breach compensation or cybercrime claim.

We treat client data with the utmost care and privacy. This is essential when it comes to protecting our clients and upholding the standards of the legal profession.

We never pass on these details to third parties for marketing purposes. Or indeed for any other reason without your express permission. Our commitment to ensuring our customers’ peace of mind is absolute.

Free initial assessment of all data protection claims

Not sure about your chances of making a successful data breach or cybercrime compensation claim? Our initial evaluation is always free of charge. There is never any obligation to take things further.

If you believe you have grounds for a claim, we can assess this for you free of charge. Simply use our secure online claim form to let us know the details of your claim and we will get back to you shortly.

If we do think you have a reasonable chance of winning your case, we’ll let you know straight away. What’s more, once appointed, we provide a NO WIN, NO FEE service, so there is no financial risk to you in starting a claim.

Making a data breach compensation or cybercrime claim

If you want to make a data breach compensation claim, contact Hayes Connor Solicitors ASAP. We’ll advise you on whether you have a valid claim, answer any questions you might have and go through your options with you. Our process is fully compliant with ICO guidance, and we never put your details at risk.

In data breach cases, we’ll contact the organisation in question. We’ll also use any information provided by the ICO to check if you have had your data breached (if the company has not admitted as much already).

When we have established the extent of the data privacy failing, we’ll start the claims procedure on your behalf. We’ll only do this with your explicit agreement.

In cybercrime cases, we’ll investigate your case, gather together the relevant paperwork and evidence, and make sure all the necessary court forms are filled in on time.

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Ensuring you are properly compensated

The growth of the internet has led to unprecedented levels of online crime. So much so the UK government now acknowledges cybercrime as the foremost threat to national security.

But when it comes to computer misuse, it’s often individuals and businesses that feel the effects. At Hayes Connor Solicitors we make sure you receive adequate compensation for the breach of your personal information. This includes financial and medical harm, as well as anguish and anxiety.

Crucially, if an organisation has failed to protect your personal data, you have a right to claim compensation, even if you haven’t suffered as a result.

Data breach compensation & cybercrime claims

On hand to defend your rights, our specialist team of data breach and cybercrime solicitors have a wealth of experience in this relatively new and continually evolving field.

We are experts in all types of cyber offences, including:

  • Data breaches
  • Computer fraud
  • Identity theft
  • Defamation
  • Hacking
  • Phishing
  • And more!

We lead our field when it comes to understanding this often complex area of law

Hayes Connor Solicitors provides clear and comprehensive advice and legal support to ensure the best possible result for you.

If you are a victim of an online offence, it’s vital that you instruct expert solicitors with relevant experience. As well as helping individuals and businesses in the UK, we can also assist in cases with an international element.

Expert data breach compensation, online fraud & cybercrime compensation solicitors

When it comes to data breach compensation, we have an excellent reputation winning claims for our clients. Our professional and knowledgeable team helps the victims of a wide range of injustices to obtain the maximum compensation possible.

We can help you to achieve legal compensation for a wide range of cybercrimes, including data protection breaches, hacking and identity theft.

Where the authorities are not interested, we can assist with a private prosecution.

Types of cases our solicitors can help you with:

We help individuals claim compensation for damage and distress caused by violations of the Data Protection Act. This includes claims against:

Other data breach compensation claims

As well as data breach compensation for individuals, we can also advise you where you believe your business has been the victim of computer misuse, either by a disgruntled employee or by a third party.