Stuart Jessop brings together a wealth of experience in GDPR law to advise and support businesses on all types of data protection issues.

Stuart can assist clients with advice and training in respect of this significant legal development. He is currently committed to providing such legal advice and training to various local authorities and businesses across London. Cases include the following:

  • Advising a hotel chain on its obligations under the DPA in respect of requests for disclosure connected with an allegation made against one of its staff which was being investigated by the police.
  • Advising a local authority on their duties of disclosure and their obligations under the DPA in the context of environmental litigation.
  • Advising a police force on its data protection obligations concerning its methods for investigating online crime.

Stuart can represent organisations who face regulatory action by the ICO as well as provide advice to organisations in relation to:

  • Supporting you in the event of a data breach
  • Other breaches of data protection law
  • Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Subject Data Requests
  • Reviewing your information handling policies
  • Other GDPR-related legal matters
Stuart’s expertise also covers other areas of regulatory law including but not limited to health and safety, consumer law and food law.

If you require an experienced information law barrister, please contact my clerk and ask for Stuart Jessop on 0207 797 8408 or


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Court Rules that Premises was not an HMO

Stuart Jessop has successfully represented a landlord in a prosecution by the London Borough of Camden under section 72 of the Housing Act 2004, alleging that the property was a house in multiple occupation, requiring to be licensed under part 2 of the Act but which...

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I met Stuart when I was on the opposing side in a recent licensing appeal. Since that time Woods Whur have instructed him in matters, in the most recent of which he won and had costs awarded in our client's favour. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.

Mr. P Whur, London

Mr Jessop is excellent at identifying the issue, asking relevant questions and setting out the way forward. He is friendly & approachable at all times and puts clients at ease. He elicits and analyses the evidence and advises clients clearly on the prospects of success. We recommend Mr Jessop to clients without hesitation.

Mr. G Hopkins, London

It’s not often you meet someone as tenacious as Mr Jessop. He is committed, efficient and persuasive and possess all of the qualities you could wish for from your lawyer. He is positive where others are negative, he shows dogged determination to deliver the right result for his client. I have no hesitation in recommending him - top class.

Mr. D Rogers, London

Stuart Jessop, counsel, has covered a number of difficult Licensing applications through Sanders Solicitors, including Hearings before Licensing Committees and Appeal Hearings in the Magistrates' Court. Clients have always been complementary of Mr. Jessop's advocacy and advice. He easily grasps the issues at hand and is readily forthcoming with advice on LW, Practice and Procedure.

Mr. C Turner, London

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