Data & Information Law Specialist Joins St John’s Buildings

Aaminah Khan a Data and Information Law Specialist has been welcomed to St John’s Building Chambers.

Aaminah was called to the Bar in 2001 and spent six years developing her common law practice before moving to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), to specialise in Information Law.

It was during her time at the ICO that she practiced as the lead in-house prosecutor, gaining cast experience advising on high-profile cases, including Operation Cederberg, the investigation into data misuse in political campaigns involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook.

Chris Ronan, Chief Executive at St John’s Buildings, said:

“The laws around data protection and information are increasingly gaining the attention of both the media and the general public, so it is an excellent time to welcome Aaminah. Her wealth of expertise in this complex and specialist area resonates strongly with St John’s Buildings, as we work towards becoming the leading chambers in the field of legal technology.”

Aaminah said:

“I am delighted to be joining St John’s; Buildings, particularly as it has such a strong reputation for client satisfaction. I’m looking forward to working closely with the wider team and supporting the Chambers in its legal technology ambitions.”

Aaminah advises on data protection and GDPR compliance, with a particular interest in the overlap between cyber crime and other offences. She is also an expert in reporting security incidents and handling claims for compensation that can arise from data protection breaches.

Aaminah is a member of ARDL (Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers), the Criminal Bar Association, and sits as a Legally Qualified Chair for MPTS (Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service) and is a legal advisor to the Optical Council fitness to practise panel.

Aaminah Khan a Data and Information Law Specialist has been welcomed to St John’s Building Chambers.

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