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Dean Armstrong QC

2 Bedford Row

London, UK


2 Bedford Row

Dean Armstrong QC
Dean Armstrong QC is a highly experienced practitioner who has been involved in some of the highest profile cases of the last decade. He was called to the Bar in 1985 and took Silk in 2014. He has been a regular commentator on legal matters both for Sky and BBC TV as well as on the radio. In recent years he has become increasingly involved in all matters cyber and he is co-author of Cyber Security Law and Practice, an authoritative and thorough textbook in this new area. Dean lectures extensively on this subject, is an expert in GDPR and assists with multi regulatory compliance.

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18 Oct 2017
The Wise Interview: Data security expert Dean Armstrong on GDPR

On May 25, 2018, sweeping new regulations on consumer data privacy and security, collectively known as the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), will become law in all European Union member states – and any US companies who share data with EU-governed entities will be affected. To provide an overview of GDPR and answer a few burning questions, we turn to United Kingdom barrister and data privacy expert Dean Armstrong, QC, author of the book “Cyber Security: Law and Practice,” for this month’s illuminating Wise Interview.

13 Jun 2017
QC Dean Armstrong keynotes CIO cybersecurity & data management debate

Leading QC Dean Armstrong is to be the keynote in a special CIO dinner debate on cybersecurity and data management on Thursday June 22, 2017 in central London. Dean Armstrong is one of the UK's most experienced Queen's Councils (QC) and in a varied career has been involved in business and fraud caes, including the famous case against former Polly Peck Asil Nadir.  Armstrong is also a regular legal expert for the BBC and Sky news channels on crime.

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Dean Armstrong QC’s Background

Feb 2009 - Present
London, UK
2 Bedford Row is committed to all aspects of Criminal and Regulatory law, advising and representing clients in a wide variety of proceedings and investigations, from Health & Safety and Professional proceedings to high profile Fraud and Murder.
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Queen's Counsel
Sep 2017 - Present
London, UK
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Book, Cyber Security
A single point of reference for all those dealing with cyber risk and data protection/management.

Dean Armstrong QC’s Education

Master of Arts (M.A), Law
1979 - 1983
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Sevenoaks School
1973 - 1978