Data Privacy and Protection
Ranking: tier 1
Bech-Bruun's expertise spans data compliance programmes and audits, gap analyses, international data transfers, cybersecurity incidents, outsourcing mandates, Data Protection Agency (DPA) notifications and data litigation. In 2019, the firm launched its DPA Service, a digital solution which facilitates clients’ compliance with GDPR requirements in relation to auditing data processors. Clients praise the department for its 'combination of traditional counsel in conjunction with an actual privacy tech tool, which saves a lot of time on the actual implementation of compliance'. Mikkel Friis Rossa heads up the practice, which also includes Susanne Stougaard, who handles vendor and buy-side due diligence work.
‘Striking a good balance between academics and pragmatism, the team seamlessly engages with our business.’
‘The team is very focused and dedicated – you can reach them at all times and it is the same few, but very capable persons. They have a strong and good knowledge of the law and the client – which is a unique combination.’
‘The combination of traditional counsel in conjunction with offering an actual privacy tech tool saves a lot of time on the actual implementation of compliance.’
‘They are very innovative and have developed good technological solutions for controlling and complying with GDPR rules.’