Dean Armstrong QC is one of the UK’s leading authorities on cyber law. He is Chairman of ELIAS Partnership and Head of Cyber at 36 Commercial. ELIAS Partnership provides independent elite legal and business advisory services helping organisations and senior managers achieve a legally defensible position in face of The General Data Protection Regulation and the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. 36 Commercial’s unique position as a multi-specialist set renders it ideally placed to advise on the myriad of regulatory and disciplinary matters arising in their core practice areas.
Dean leads the cyber team at 36 Commercial and he is co-author of Cyber Security Law and Practice, an authoritative and thorough textbook in this new area. Dean lectures extensively on this subject and, in recent times, has advised high profile entities on GDPR and the consequences of a data breach. Dean has also advised the Law Commission on proposed changes to domestic data protection law. Dean is currently co-authoring a new textbook Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Legal and Regulatory Challenges which will be published in June 2019.