Chambers & Partners ranked Hunton & Williams LLP’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice in Band 1 in the recently released 2016 Global guide. The firm has been recognized by Chambers Global as a Band 1 firm, global-wide, for data protection for the past nine years. As noted by Chambers Global, the team is a “[t]op-ranked firm with notable strength negotiating with regulators and advising on compliance programmes.”

Chambers also recognized the firm’s strengths, saying that the lawyers “are [authorities] in data protection and security. They are very practical and their global network makes it very efficient.” In addition, Hunton & Williams was recognized as a Band 1 firm, Europe-wide, for data protection.

Hunton & Williams’ award-winning global privacy and cybersecurity practice focuses on all aspects of privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, information governance and e-commerce issues for multinational companies across a broad range of industry sectors. The practice has extensive experience organizing, managing and coordinating compliance projects with both national and international dimensions. Together with the firm’s Centre for Information Policy Leadership, lawyers in the practice develop innovative, pragmatic approaches to privacy and data security policy that take into account business imperatives and address the concerns of individuals regarding the protection of their information.