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Industry event: Passing the GDPR bar

23rd November 2017 | 6:15 pm


GDPR is just months away. Join a group of carefully selected senior IT executives to explore strategies for getting your organisation ready for the many requirements. There’ll be particular focus on GDPR compliance for data held off-premise. Discover best practices for data handling, security, and working with trusted third parties. Gain insight into the steps already taken by enterprises to get ready for GDPR.

Keynote speech

Clive will:

  • focus on the GDPR, highlighting the major changes and challenges it presents for law firms
  • discuss data protection – policies, officers, and reporting
  • reveal how the Office of the Information Commissioner is likely to police the GDPR
  • share best practices for holding personal data

Who will be attending

CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, Directors and Heads of IT, Security, Transformation, Data, Digital and Infrastructure

Networking and a Michelin-starred menu

You will be mixing business with pleasure – the serious business of GDPR discussion, together with the pleasure of connecting with senior-level peers, colleagues and friends from leading legal institutions.

This takes place over a 4-course gourmet dinner in the Michelin-starred restaurant at St James’s Hotel & Club, where chef William Drabble is creating a bespoke menu for the evening. There will be a Chief Whisky Officer experience comprising premium whiskey tasting, education, entertainment with a hint of competition.


The 5-star St James Hotel & Club first opened in 1857. Originally a members’ club with patrons including Winston Churchill, Henry James and Ian Fleming, this luxurious location is now a boutique hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant (awarded for the seventh year in a row).


Keynote speaker:

Clive Coleman, Chief Legal Correspondent

Clive is Chief Legal Correspondent, barrister, sitcom writer and an exceptional after dinner speaker. He was called to the Bar in 1986 and since he has successfully mixed the legal and comical worlds. A key news commentator, Clive has appeared on all kinds of news programmes and broadsheet newspapers.

Guest Whisky Hosts

Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley

from World’s Best Spirits


Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley host a drinks slot on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, and are often called on by the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV to provide their insight. The drinks duo are regular Sunday Telegraph contributors, and have appeared in The Independent, Evening Standard, and BBC Good food magazine among others. Their book, Distilled: The Worlds Finest Spirits Unearthed, Explained & Enjoyed, won the prestigious Fortnum & Mason Drink Book of the Year 2015.


23rd November 2017
6:15 pm
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St James Hotel & Club
7-8 Park Pl
London, SW1A1LS United Kingdom
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