Sean Illing, CIPP/E


Lewis Silkin LLP

Senior Associate

Sean advises some of the world's leading companies on the adoption of global privacy strategies and on the full range of data protection/privacy issues including: data audits; data subject rights requests management; dealing with data breaches; extra-EEA data transfers; advising generally on data privacy policies/notices; handling Information Commissioner’s Office and other regulatory queries/investigations; marketing/cookie issues and helping clients update their data protection/privacy practices in light of Brexit.


Sean’s background in employment law also means he is especially interested in the interplay between data and employment law, particularly in the area of workplace privacy and use of employee data in light of Covid-19. Sean graduated from Durham University with a degree in history, and holds a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law. Sean gained the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law, and holds the IAPP CIPP/E Data Protection accreditation.


Contributions by Sean Illing

  • Member of Publications Advisory Board 2022 - 2023