Holly Dobson

Partner – Employment and Data Protection

About Holly

Holly started her professional life specialising in litigation. The needs of her clients gradually led her to focus on employment disputes and employment advice; work in which she has over 16 years’ experience.

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Partner in employment and data protection

Holly also supported clients on data protection compliance issues long before GDPR came into existence. In the run up to GDPR she particularly concentrated on assisting businesses with data protection compliance and training. Holly has continued to provide proactive data protection compliance support, including advice, bespoke training, document drafting and assistance with due diligence issues. 

Holly also acts for individuals. In recent years she has negotiated some complex exits from local government and industry.

Recent examples of her work include:

Data protection compliance projects, including drafting documentation;
Data protection compliance training;

  • Advising on several subject access requests in the following sectors: education, religious worship, professional services and distribution and retail;
  • Advising on data breaches in a wide variety of sectors;
  • Assisting employers with investigation; disciplinary and grievance processes;
  • Advising on and drafting absence policies;
  • Employment contract and privacy notices reviews;
  • Providing data protection support in due diligence exercises involving the sale of, or third party investment in, companies;
  • Advising on claims brought by data subjects;
  • Managing several high level executive exits at MD and CFO level
  • Specialisms:

    • Data Protection
    • Employment
    • Third Sector organisations, including Charities; Schools and religious organisations
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing and/or distribution
    • Financial Sector and professional services
    • Professional Societies

      • Employment Lawyers Association
      • Industrial Law Society
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