25 November, 2013
Forbes Solicitors has been appointed as the provider of Employment Law advice to The Information Commissioner's Office for new matters following a competitive tendering process.
The ICO is the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. The ICO regulates and enforces the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations and the Environmental Information Regulations.
The Forbes' Employment Team will provide advice on all aspects of employment law to The ICO, which employs 400 staff, across the UK.
Jonathan Holden, Partner at Forbes Solicitors, comments, "I am delighted that Forbes has been appointed to represent the Information Commissioner. I am sure that a combination of partnership working and the aim for collective success between both organisations is going to lead to a very positive relationship."