Kingsley Hayes, data breach and cybercrime specialist, has joined Keller Lenkner UK as head of its data breach team where he will continue to pursue multi-party data breach claims against global organisations including British Airways and Marriott International.
Joining the firm in September, Hayes brings 4,000 clients to the firm working between Keller Lenkner’s Liverpool and London offices.
Andrew Nugent Smith, managing director at Keller Lenkner UK, said: “Kingsley brings a wealth of data breach expertise to the practice with an impressive portfolio of multi-party actions against national and global organisations who have failed to adequately protect consumers’ personal data. Keller Lenkner is committed to protecting consumer rights and we are pleased to now offer clients data protection expertise.
Commenting on the move, Kingsley Hayes, head of data breach at Keller Lenkner UK said: “I am delighted to join the team at Keller Lenkner and look forward to continuing to deliver excellent client service with them. We will do that by holding to account those organisations who fail to adequately, and robustly, protect consumers’ confidential information causing them actual, and potential, financial losses and psychological injury.”
Keller Lenkner UK has a 30 strong team based in London and Liverpool.