BCL Partners, Michael Drury and Julian Hayes write for Getting The Deal Through – Cybersecurity 2019

Cybercrime law in England and Wales

BCL Partners, Michael Drury and Julian Hayes write for Getting The Deal Through – Cybersecurity 2019

BCL Partners, Michael Drury and Julian Hayes author the England & Wales chapter of Getting The Deal Through – ‘Cybersecurity 2019’


Getting the Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers.

You can read the full chapter here.*

*Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Cybersecurity 2019 (Published: February 2019). For further information please visit www.gettingthedealthrough.com.

Michael Drury is a partner at BCL with a diverse practice, ranging from extradition to representing individuals in regulatory proceedings brought by the FCA; acting in criminal investigations by the SFO; and representing individuals in arenas as wide ranging as the Metropolitan Police investigation into the alleged involvement of British officials in the transfer of individuals to Libya under the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to fraud investigations by a variety of police forces in England and Wales.

Julian Hayes is a partner at BCL who specialises in corporate and financial crime, surveillance and data protection law. He advises individuals and corporates in relation to fraud and corruption investigations by the SFO, enforcement actions by the FCA (insider dealing and market abuse) and offences under the customs and excise legislation prosecuted by HMRC. As well as expertise in relation to computer misuse offences, Julian also specialises in providing advice to Communication Service Providers and others in relation to their obligations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated Codes of Conduct.