Keller Lenker UK, which has offices in London and Liverpool, has hired Matthew Evans to its data breach team.
Joining the firm from Shipley IP Ltd in Merseyside, Matthew brings extensive data breach and commercial expertise to the practice. He will be advising clients in current multi-party actions including against Ticketmaster, British Airways and Marriott International.
Kingsley Hayes, head of data breach at Keller Lenkner UK, commented: “Matthew is a dynamic addition to the team and shares the firm’s client centric values and commitment. He brings a wealth of expertise gained both as an inhouse legal advisor and law firm partner.
“In addition to his legal expertise, Matthew has owned, managed and grown businesses in the education, food and legal sectors. Offering a unique, and broad skillset, he will undoubtedly be invaluable to both clients and our business.”
Matthew Evans, senior data breach solicitor at Keller Lenkner UK, said: “I am delighted to be joining the team to champion consumers’ data protection rights. Keller Lenkner UK has an enviable case load with current live cases against both national and global organisations who have failed to protect customers’ private information.
“Having both run my own businesses, and advised organisations following data protection violations, I look forward to offering clients a unique mix of expertise to navigate complex matters.”
Representing thousands of clients in several multi party data breach claims, including against Dixons Carphone, Equifax and easyJet, Keller Lenkner UK has a 30 strong team based in London and Liverpool.
The practice is also currently taking action against Uber for unpaid wages and pursuing emissions claims against Volkswagen and Mercedes.