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Manish Soni

Manish Soni

Senior Associate

Senior Associate, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy (CISSP, CIPP/E).  Notary Public.

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Experience

Manish has a rare combination of technical and privacy expertise.  Coming from a technical IT background, he has acquired valuable "tech" experience as a software engineer, in systems administration and information security.   Additionally, he has participated and led a number of privacy programmes as well as provided advice around the use of personal information, most recently around the implementation of the GDPR.

Manish's experience is invaluable when getting to grips with technical matters is important, for example, in order to evaluate and support the data security and incident response for clients.

Manish writes frequently for well-respected journals on the intersection of privacy and cybersecurity and also runs a day course aimed at DPOs, "Cybersecurity for Data Protection Professionals" for PDP training.   Additionally, he has recently been commissioned to author a book "Cybersecurity and the GDPR" by Bloomsbury Publishing in recognition of his particularly rare combination of technical and privacy expertise (due late 2020).  

Julia Palmer, DPO at Shawbrook Bank, "Manish provided support during a GDPR implementation program. Manish was extremely professional, and demonstrated his expert knowledge within the field of Data Protection. The advice provided was clear and concise, which ensured the program ran smoothly. I would highly recommend Manish for any similar projects or programs."

Neil Salon, Associate General Counsel at DataRobot, "Manish helped me bring my organization into compliance with GDPR in a short time. He was responsive, pragmatic, and had good business sense as well as legal expertise. I look forward to working with him again."

Lambro Anastasiou, COO, Midrive, "Manish is an expert in the areas of information privacy and data protection. The GDPR related advice he provided to Midrive was succinct, easy to follow and did not lose sight of the commercial realities of our business."

Ian Molloy, CFO at Energy Industries Council, " I have worked on and off with Manish for 7 years now. I have the utmost faith in his abilities and advice and have the comfort of knowing I can reliably depend on a first class service. Plus, he's enjoyable to work with!"

Background

Manish is also a Notary Public in England & Wales.