Laura Irvine

<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Laura </span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">is Head of the Regulatory Team at Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP, a Criminal Solicitor Advocate and Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Freedom of Information and Data Protection Law. She is passionate about data protection, privacy and information law and was part of the only legal team in the UK to have successfully overturned a data breach fine imposed under the Data Protection Act 1998. She deals with contentious and non-contentious data protection matters advising clients across all sectors on how to deal with data protection laws, including breaches and cyber incidents. She is the convenor of the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Committee and a co-founder of Protectors of Data Scotland, a Meet Up group of data protection enthusiasts, Protectors of Data Scotland.<o:p></o:p></span></p>