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Frederick Simpson

Call 2018

Data Protection

Frederick is regularly instructed by claimants and defendants to provide advice and representation in data protection claims involving alleged breaches of the UK GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Data Protection Act 1998 together with common law causes of action.

Selected Cases

  • Represented the defendant at trial in a claim about a defective shower screen
  • Representing the defendant undertaker in a claim for wrongful release of a client’s address.
  • Advising and representing the defendant GP practice in a claim for wrongful release of a patient’s medical records to the police.
  • Advising a group of claimants on a claim against a financial institution for failure to respond to a subject access request.

Product Liability

Frederick has a wide product liability practice covering a diverse range of sectors from horse bits to car cleaning products. He has experience of claims in respect of defective products and the operation of the Sale of Goods Act 1979, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987. He is familiar with the issues presented by parties located overseas, both within and outside of the EU.

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  • MA Philosophy (Cantab)
  • GDL, BPTC (University of Law)
  • Academic Scholar, Christ’s College Cambridge
  • ‘Best Junior Officer’ Sword, Irish Guards
  • Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Debating Shield, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn


  • SCL


“Freddy is very hard-working and has a great demeanour. Freddy’s drafting is exceptionally clear and easy to follow.”

Legal 500, 2024

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