James Tumbridge

James Tumbridge is a partner of Venner Shipley. He has extensive experience  in  commercial  litigation, intellectual property and alternative  dispute  resolution (ADR).  James is particularly known for his government relations and data protection practice.

He is one of the authors of the UK Data Protection Act 2018 that implemented the General Data Protection Regulation. He has extensive experience of regulatory compliance in matters of data protection in Europe and globally. James has been an ad hoc advisor to various UK Members of Parliament and Members of the European Parliament on this subject, as well as a range of IP and dispute issues.

As a Chair of Police Tribunals, James has considered and ruled on data protection issues arising in the context of data and policy breaches. He has also trained three police forces on data compliance.