Andrew Dyson#1337

Andrew Dyson

Partner, DLA Piper
Professional Biography Andrew Dyson is an experienced IT lawyer. He advises clients on strategies for managing compliance with data protection and freedom of information legislation as well as on implementation of complex IT systems and e-commerce solutions. He heads the global Data protection and privacy group at DLA Piper. Experience
  • Advising the information governance team within the Department of Health on data sharing frameworks to support processing of patient data within the NHS
  • Advising a leading provider of corporate services on their application for Binding Corporate Rules
  • Advising a global airline on its overall strategy for ensuring compliance with privacy laws around the world, including implementation of a framework to support compliance across its international operations
  • Advising the Cabinet Office on establishment of a cross-Government shared service centre (ISSC2) involving the transfer of payroll, accounting and HR services from 12 Government departments into an innovative public-private delivery vehicle incentivised to deliver transformational change through major efficiency savings
  • Advising the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on all aspects of their IT sourcing strategy since 2003. DWP are one of the largest consumers of IT services in Europe. Andrew has advised on establishment of their highly tensioned service tower delivery architecture involving contract awards worth in excess of £5bn
  • Advising a major pharmaceutical company on implementation of a whistleblowing hotline across 30 countries
  • Advising leading clinical research organisations on data privacy issues relating to data processed in conjunction with clinical trials, including anonymisation and pseundonymisation techniques
  • Advising a leading US based software vendor on privacy compliance strategies to ensure 'privacy by design' principles are incorporated into the software development cycle
Professional Qualifications Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales Education Oxford University, Ancient and modern history

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

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