At HNK Solicitors, we have a highly specialised and committed team dedicated to pursuing civil actions against the police. We have handled hundreds of claims against the police and successfully helped innocent victims reach settlements in a variety of cases, including unlawful arrests, illegal stop and searches and misconduct incidents. In June 2019, a client...Read More
Organisations and individuals that have access to your private data have a legal responsibility to protect it, and subsequently yourself, from harm. If your data is lost, leaked, stolen, inaccurately recorded, or tampered with, it can cause untold emotional and financial suffering. HNK has a team of solicitors that are experts in data breach claims, with...Read More
Meta, Facebook’s parent company, has agreed to settle for an undisclosed sum in a data breach lawsuit, which saw the company accused of illegally sharing user data with the disgraced analysis firm Cambridge Analytica. The Californian class action lawsuit was brought against the company by a group of Facebook users who believe it violated consumer privacy...Read More
HNK Solicitors has a specialist action against the police case handling team, with experience in successfully handling hundreds of claims against the police. We help our clients reach settlements in a variety of cases, including unlawful arrest, mistreatment and misconduct claims, and illegal stop and search incidents. In October 2019, a client who will be...Read More
Meta, Instagram’s parent company, has been handed a €405 million fine (£349 million) by the European data privacy regulator for violating General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The sum is the largest fine the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has levelled against Meta. It’s the third fine Meta has faced from the European Data Protection Commission – WhatsApp received a...Read More
HNK Solicitors understand how important it is for your private information to stay private. Whether you’re giving sensitive data to your employer, a private company, or the police, you expect them to take the utmost care to protect the information. However, sometimes the data is misused, lost, stolen or inaccurately recorded, with wide-reaching consequences. We...Read More
Recently, HNK Solicitors acted on behalf of a client, who will be referred to as SH, in a data breach claim against Cheshire East Council. The data breach occurred after SH was subject to an anonymous complaint regarding their children. Although the complaint was not upheld, during the initial investigation Cheshire East Council, the Defendant,...Read More
HNK Solicitors are experts in pursuing civil action against the police claims. We have a dedicated department of actions against the police solicitors with many years of experience successfully claiming compensation on behalf of clients who have suffered misconduct from the police. You do not have to accept poor police conduct. We understand the law...Read More
Often there are time we must give out our personal data, such as when starting a new job. When we do so, we trust that the organisation we are supplying this data to keeps it safe and handles it properly. Companies have a legal obligation to store your personal data safely, ensure it is kept...Read More
At HNK Solicitors we understand how important data protection is. There are times when we must give out personal data, including our names, addresses and bank details to make purchases and trust that it is kept safe. This information is covered by the UK General Data Protection Regulation. Misusing or releasing personal data of a...Read More
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