Paul Burns

Call 1998

burns@exchangechambers.co.uk

“The go-to person … an exceptional barrister”

Chambers and Partners
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Data Breach & Privacy

Paul is an experienced litigator, specialising in civil law. He has experience advising and representing large organisations in ICO investigations and litigation concerning data breach, human rights and breach of privacy.

Described as “an accomplished barrister” …. “simply outstanding”. He has “extensive knowledge and experience” and “is well versed in a variety of issues relating to public law, housing law and human rights”. Paul is “a brilliant barrister, who has a way of making complicated concepts digestible” and “has a very down-to-earth and friendly approach”. [Chambers UK / The Legal 500].

Paul was called to the Bar in 1998 and was appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown by the Attorney General in 2015, where he is a member of the Government’s ‘A’ Panel. He has significant experience of decision making in a judicial and quasi-judicial capacity, being a Legally Qualified Chair of Police Misconduct Hearings, a Legally Qualified Chair at The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, and a Recorder in the civil jurisdiction.

For over ten years Paul has been consistently recommended as a leading Barrister in the independent UK legal directories based on client, peer and judicial feedback [Chambers UK & The Legal 500].