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Heather Farrell-Boote, Associate

Heather Farrell-Boote


Practice areas

  • Privacy, data protection and cybersecurity

Practice notes

Heather is an Associate in the Privacy and Information Law team at Eversheds Sutherland.

She regularly provides advice in relation to the privacy practices of a wide range of clients.

Recent experience includes:

  • Working with a wide range of client’s on GDPR compliance, from training to advising on GDPR implementation, fair notice, consents and marketing advice.
  • Advising on GDPR audits and associated documentation, reviewing responses and relevant. Assisting with advice on gaps in compliance,
  • Advising on Security Breaches including assisting with and advising on complaints to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
  • Preparing and delivering training to clients on privacy, information law and e-marketing
  • Advising on complex Freedom of Information Act 2000 requests and complaints.

Other common specialist tasks under taken by Heather include:

  • Dealing with, advising on and managing complex subject access requests and data subject rights.
  • Drafting and updating internal compliance policies and procedures.
  • Drafting data transfer and data sharing / processing agreements.
  • Advising on e-privacy and marketing issues.
  • Advising on GDPR in general – including on enforcement action, Data Protection Officers, internal compliance, data controller/data processor roles, appropriate clauses and data subject rights.

Heather has acted for both the requestor and the public authority in a number of complex First Tier Information Tribunal hearings, challenging the Information Commissioner’s decisions and dealing with issues under the Data Protection Act 1998, Data Protection Act 2018, Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.