Linda Bazant

Biography

Linda Bazant is a Barrister and member of Gray’s Inn and the Bar Association of Commerce and Finance in Industry. Specializing in corporate and media law with special emphasis on compliance and corporate governance, she advises major blue-chip companies on the implementation of legal process and procedures.  

Currently she is focusing on advising businesses on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the effect of the legislation on businesses pre and post Brexit. 

She has spoken extensively on GDPR and was invited by Vodafone as an expert panellist with Accenture on a recent industry focused webinar. She has spoken on GDPR at The Shard and continues to be a keynote speaker and panel member for Surrey Chambers of Commerce in addition to providing bespoke training for her clients and regular webinars.

Although, GDPR will still be law post-Brexit, the relationship between the UK and EU with regard to data protection continues to be negotiated to ensure that the information rights of UK citizens are not affected and that the UK continues to be regarded as an adequate authority and not a third country. 

The Prime Minister continues to make the case for an ongoing place for the ICO – whether that’s a seat on the European Data Protection Board with voting rights or some other form of relationship that will be decided between the government and the EU. Linda will continue to monitor the situation to enable keep her clients up to date.

Linda is also the co-founder of Business Connections Live TV, an internet business television channel, creative business communications agency and training company.

Published Works

Contact details

linda@lindabazant.com

Areas of Practice

Dispute Resolution

Year Qualified

2000

Education

Foundation stage - Combined Studies Law & Politics Degree at Kingston University. (PT)
Bar Vocational Course - The College of Law Law Degree - Thames Valley University. (PT)
Grad Member of Inst of Credit Management

Memberships

Surrey Chambers of Commerce
Bar Association of Commerce and Finance in Industry (BACFI)
Gray’s Inn