Could law firms face privacy class actions for data breaches?

By Jerome Doraisamy|04 October 2019
Reece Corbett-Wilkins

Privacy class actions may be looming on the horizon, which both offer opportunities for Australian litigators and funders and simultaneously may expose firms whose cyber security measures are not up to scratch to actions from classes of affected clients.

In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Clyde & Co senior associate Reece Corbett-Wilkins for a discussion about data breaches, where the law currently stands with actionable privacy torts, what Australian lawyers and litigation funders can learn from global data breaches, including the Cambridge Analytica scandal, as Australia stands on the brink of privacy class actions.

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