Entries by Press Office

The Telegraph, 10th February 2020

Hayes Connor featured in The Telegraph following news that Chinese military hackers have been charged with the 2017 Equifax cyber attack. The malicious incident affected 15 million people in the UK with 700,000 of those having sensitive personal data stolen. Hayes Connor filed a claim in the High Court in October 2019 seeking an estimated […]

thebusinessdesk.com, 13th January 2020

Following news that the ICO is to fine Dixons Carphone Warehouse £500,000 following its significant data breach, Kingsley Hayes told thebusinessdesk about the firm’s plans to launch a group action against Dixons representing hundreds of affected individuals.

Hayes Connor to launch group action following ICO Dixons fine

Data protection specialist Hayes Connor Solicitors will be launching a group action against Dixons Carphone Warehouse after the ICO announced a £500,000 fine last week following the group’s significant data breach in 2018. The retailer, which owns Currys PC World and Dixons Travel stores, admitted in 2018 that an undetected cyber-attack took place over a […]

bppmedia, 2nd January 2020

We featured in bppmedia with news that Hayes Connor has once again been shortlisted in two categories in the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards. We are delighted to be shortlisted for the Boutique Law Firm of the Year and Marketing and Communications Strategy awards for the second year running.

Hayes Connor shortlisted for two Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards for second year running

Data breach and cybersecurity specialist Hayes Connor Solicitors has been shortlisted by the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards 2020 for the Boutique Law Firm of the Year (11+ Employees) and Marketing and Communications Strategy categories for the second year running. The firm, currently representing thousands of clients with multi-party data breach actions including against Ticketmaster, […]

Digital Guardian, 15th December 2019

We talked to the Digital Guardian about the importance of behavioural analysis, and the impact this has on data protection, with more than three quarters of data breaches taking place as a result of preventable human error. Analysing behaviour to identify how these risks can be mitigated is key says Kingsley Hayes.

Sunday Times, 15th December 2019

Kingsley Hayes spoke to the Sunday Times about the Hayes Connor data breach action against Ticketmaster. Individuals who were affected by the breach who have yet to claim compensation – whether or not they have suffered any actual loss to date – may still join the action.