Data protection breach solicitors: We are nationally renowned specialist data breach and GDPR solicitors in bringing claims and obtaining vast amounts of compensation for data breaches.
Please meet our team who will champion your breach of data case.
Ian has a Masters Degree in Advanced Litigation from Nottingham Law School and a Law Degree from Sheffield Hallam University. He joined Irvings in 1998 and is now a Director and has been either a Partner or a Director for in excess of fifteen years.
Ian’s areas of expertise include all aspects of personal injury work, including fatal accidents, as well as heading up the Professional Negligence Department. Ian is supervising the running of the Data Breach Department and will play a lead role in the group actions.
Ian’s hobbies include spending time with his family, reading, supporting his favourite football club and walking his dogs.
Matt is our leading data protection breach solicitor and studied law at Liverpool John Moores University; graduating with a first class Honours’ Degree in 2013. Since qualification, Matt has developed his legal knowledge in numerous areas of law including actions against the Police and Data Breach Law. Since joining Irvings in 2018, Matt has taken a lead role in developing the departments of Actions against the Police and Data Breach and heads up each. He has settled a number of Data Breach Claims against high ranking companies and public authorities.
Matt was born and raised in North Wales where he lives. In his spare time Matt mainly loves going on long walks with his family and dog as well as watching/going to the football as well as motor racing.
Damien attended Queens University in Belfast, graduating in 2006 with Bachelor of Law Degree (Hons). His Legal Practice Certificate was obtained the following year from The College of Law in Chester.
Damien has developed extensive litigation experience over the years. This includes dealing with a wide variety of cases, including personal injury, data breach and professional negligence cases.
In his spare time, Damien enjoys reading, going to the cinema and keeping fit. Damien also likes spending time with his young family and travelling.
Lee obtained a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of York and then studied for two years at the College of Law, completing a Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course and qualified as a solicitor in November 2010. He has over 10 years litigation experience including obtaining compensation for personal injury, breach of personal data and negligently installed cavity wall insulation.
Lee likes to attend comedy and music gigs and the theatre. He is a keen quizzer and enjoys making trips to North Yorkshire to visit family.
Hollie graduated from the University of Manchester with a 2:1 in Law in 2018. She then went on to complete her LPC and Masters at the University in Law in Chester, obtaining a Distinction.
Hollie joined Irvings in 2020 as a Trainee Solicitor, having worked as a Paralegal in Clinical Negligence previously. She qualified as a Solicitor in August 2022 and she now specialises in Clinical Negligence. Hollie also has experience in Data Breach claims.
Outside of work, Hollie enjoys going to the theatre to see her favourite musicals, baking for her friends and family, and walking her dog.
Joe studied his LLB at Queen’s University Belfast, graduating in 2019. He then went on to study his LPC/LLM at the University of Law in Liverpool, graduating in 2020 with a distinction. Joe joined Irvings in August 2020 as a paralegal and started his training Contract in April2021. He has developed a caseload of Data Breach and Housing Disrepair claims and hopes to expand his knowledge of these areas in addition to Litigation generally.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys watching and playing football, going to the gym, and attending live music events.