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ProDPO™ has provided data protection advisory services to organisations since 2018 when it was established by the law firm Wedlake Bell LLP. We assist with comprehensive day-to-day DPO services, on-demand or ad-hoc support, as well as transactional support.
Meet the Team
With over 10 years of experience in data protection and technology, Alexander supports international clients with specialist advice on matters involving data in business and technology, transactions and disputes, as well as general data protection compliance and cyber security matters. Alexander acts as a professional data protection officer (DPO) for numerous clients.
Alexander offers a critical view on the proportionality of data processing in new technologies including AI and automated decision-making with a drive to finding appropriate solutions, expertise in mature legitimate interest assessments and adequate outcomes in Schrems 2 transfer impact assessments. He brings a measured approach to negotiating data protection aspects of transactions.
Alexander is the editor of our data protection podcast (DPO Radio) and contributor to PLC magazine, Privacy Laws & Business, Journal of Data Protection and other publications.
Alexander supports a variety of clients in the technology, social media, media, advertising, financial, pension, education, property, private wealth and other sectors.
Choy is a Senior Associate who advises clients on general data protection issues with a particular focus on employment/HR issues. She regularly advises on data subject access requests, privacy notices, data breaches, and data protection policies. Her clients cover a range of sectors including Legal Services, TMT, Health Services, Marketing, Manufacturing, Recruitment and Hospitality.
She is valued by her clients for being a strategic thinker and creative problem solver, with the ability to distil complex legal concepts into plain English and offer clear achievable strategies.
Elizabeth is a Senior Associate who advises clients on a broad range of data protection issues and regularly advises on complicated data protection matters. Elizabeth regularly advises on data protection impact assessments (DPIAs), data sharing arrangements and the impact of data protection law in complex areas such as direct marketing and the use of website cookies, and employee vetting. Elizabeth has written a number of White Papers including advising a client on the data protection implications of a digital migration of an application system, and advising clients on their roles as a controller or processor in the context of providing statutory services to local authorities, and conducting detailed background checks.
Maya de Silva
Maya de Silva
Maya advises clients on general data protection compliance, cybersecurity, and data subject access requests (DSARs).
She has worked with a variety of clients including the technology, education and creative sectors. She also supports clients with advice on intellectual property and commercial matters.
She has co-authored publications with Alexander Dittel.
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