The prospect of losing control of your personal data can be frightening and this anxiety only continues to grow as we share more and more of our information with a wider range of companies and organisations. Thankfully, the increased risks we face have been recognised. In recent years, stronger legislation has been put in place...Read More
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a government body that supports those who have been injured as a result of violent crime. CICA administers the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, which pays compensation to help victims of violent crime move on from their experience. Whether by helping to treat any injuries or to offset lost...Read More
Police officers are granted substantial powers to enable them to carry out their duties. It is vital that they use these powers responsibly and with care. When police officers fail to live up to the responsibilities and expectations of their role, the impact on those affected can be significant. Police misconduct can lead to a...Read More
In our increasingly connected world, data protection is understandably a growing concern. As the range of companies and organisations with access to our personal information grows, so too do the risks we all face. After all, the exposure of our personal data can have dramatic consequences. Not only can it lead to financial losses and...Read More
Here at HNK Solicitors, we have extensive experience with data breach cases. We have supported many clients who have been negatively impacted by the misuse of their personal information to seek the compensation they deserve. As a result, we understand the long-lasting and significant consequences this can have. Safeguarding your personal information is particularly important...Read More
For victims of violent crime, the consequences can be life changing. From physical injury to emotional distress, the negative impacts are far-reaching, and the road to recovery can be difficult. Thankfully, there are sources of support you can draw on to help you move past the event. This includes claiming compensation from the Criminal Injury...Read More
Here at HNK, our solicitors have extensive experience in pursuing both data breach claims and civil actions against the police. In some cases, these two areas of expertise combine. Indeed, this is perhaps unsurprising. The police retain a great deal of sensitive information and thus must take extra care to ensure its appropriate storage. The...Read More
The role of the police is to maintain social order and ensure that those who do not obey the law are held to account. Unfortunately, this is not always what happens in practice. In some cases, police officers behave inappropriately or misuse their authority. This can have a profoundly damaging effect on those subjected to...Read More
Higgs Newton Kenyon Solicitors are a Lexcel accredited, leading law firm in the area of civil actions against the police and public authorities, data protection breaches and victims of crime/abuse cases. We are looking for a Solicitor at NQ – 5 years qualified to join our expanding civil actions against the police team. Re-train positions...Read More
A data protection breach can have devastating consequences. From financial loss to reputational damage, the impact of your personal data being exposed to strangers is frightening to consider. Due to the severity of the potential consequences, you are entitled to claim compensation if have been the victim of a data breach. Depending on the circumstances,...Read More
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