David has extensive experience advising on cyber security incidents, breach response and personal data breaches. He also has experience in dealing with contentions cyber coverage disputes.
David is a New Zealand qualified Associate based in the London cyber team. David has extensive experience in advising clients on cyber incident response, data protection liability, regulatory investigations, and cyber coverage issues.
David has experience advising on GDPR liability and dealing with regulatory investigations involving the ICO in the UK. In addition, David has experience providing advice on the New Zealand Privacy Act and dealing with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner in New Zealand.
David’s experience includes acting for a major global insurer and providing coverage advice on New Zealand’s largest reported ransomware incident, advising insurers and insureds on their privacy obligations following the Kaseya VSA vulnerability, and assisting on a successful recovery of funds from an overseas bank account following a social engineering fraud.
David is admitted to the High Court of New Zealand
Data Breach Response & Recovery
Regulatory & Investigations