Privacy Notice

Last updated 1 Feb, 2024.

Who we are?

We are Barnes Law Associates Ltd. Our registered office and place of business is at 7 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LE. We are trading under the name of Barnes Law.

Our use of personal information

We are a law practice established to provide legal advice and related services to our clients. In the course of our business, we collect, use and share information, including personal information, in connection with providing our services and running our business.

This Privacy Notice

This is our main general Privacy Notice that applies across our business.

Updating this privacy notice

This notice may be updated from time to time.

Personal information

Personal information is information that relates to you or allows us to identify you. This includes things like your name, address and telephone number but can also include less obvious things like analysis of your use of our websites.

Our responsibility to you

We process your personal information in our capacity as a controller. This means that we are responsible for ensuring that we comply with relevant data protection laws when processing your personal information.

Data protection officer

We have a data protection officer. Her job is to oversee our data protection compliance. You can contact our data protection officer by sending an email to or a letter to 7 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LE.

Why are we collecting personal information about you?

We only collect personal information about you in connection with providing our services and running our business. We will hold information about you if:

  • you are a client, a representative of a client, or the beneficial owner of a client;
  • you are a party or the representative of a party in a legal matter on which we are advising a client;
  • you are a witness, expert, investigator, judge, arbitrator, or mediator in a legal matter on which we are advising a client;
  • your information is provided to us by a client or others, or we otherwise obtain your information, in connection with our role as the legal representative of our clients;
  • you provide services to us (or you represent a company which provides services to us);
  • you represent a regulator, certification body or government body which has dealings with us;
  • you attend our seminars or events, receive our legal updates or visit our offices or website;
  • you are an applicant for a job with us.

What personal information do we collect about you?

The types of information we process about you may include:

  • name, address (including proof of address), other contact details (e.g. email and telephone numbers), gender, marital status, date and place of birth, nationality, employer, job title and employment history, and family details, including their relationship to you;
  • identification numbers issued by government bodies or agencies, such as your national insurance number, passport number, tax identification number and driving licence number;
  • bank account or payment card details, income or other financial information;
  • information about you which is relevant to a matter on which we are advising you or a client;
  • information received from various anti-fraud and sanctions databases relating to you;
  • information relating to your criminal convictions and offences;
  • information which can be traced back to you, such as an IP address, a website tracking code or electronic images of you.