11KBW is the pre-eminent chambers in information law, offering an unparalleled pool of experience and understanding.

Its members provide accessible and high-quality advice and representation to individuals as well as public, private and third sector clients. Our litigation experience encompasses the First-tier Tribunal, the Upper Tribunal and all levels of the courts, including in Europe.

11KBW barristers have appeared in cases which consider some of the most high-profile information rights issues, such as: MPs’ expenses, the decision to go to war in Iraq, extraordinary rendition of terrorist suspects, late-term abortions, identity cards, the privacy of the royal family, covert surveillance and payments to police informants.

Members of 11KBW edit the Information Law Reports (published by Justis) and the leading information law blog, Panopticon.

Our Expertise

  • General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act 2018
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Environmental Information Regulations 2004
  • Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
  • Articles 8 and 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Confidentiality and privacy at common law

See also Media & Privacy.