Robert Bond is a Solicitor and Notary Public and a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional. He is a legal expert and author in the fields of data protection, information security and cyber risks, e-commerce, computer games and technology and has specialised in data protection & information security law since 1983.
Robert is a Fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies, a Companion of the British Computer Society and an Honorary Member of the Institute of Export.
He is a Director, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Solicitor of the City Livery Club, a Director and Council Member of The Notaries’ Society, Trustee of the UK Safer Internet Centre and South West Grid for Learning, Vice President and Board Member of the Society for Corporate Compliance & Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association, Head of the Examination Board for the Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection, Chairman of the Governance Board of the Data Protection Network, a founder member of the UN Global Pulse Expert Group on Governance of Data and AI, and an Ambassador for Privacy by Design.
Robert is Listed as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 for Data Protection where he is described as “astounding” and in Band 1 for Data Protection in Chambers UK 2020 and where sources praise him his”very level-headed and pragmatic approach,” as well as his “long-term experience and insight,” explaining that he “delivers a commercially practical solution.” He regularly advises leading multinationals on data protection, drawing on additional experience in technology and IP issues.
He is named in the DataIQ 2021 Data 100, named in the National Law Journal’s list of 50 Governance Risk & Compliance Trailblazers, listed in “Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2020″, recognised for Information Technology in the Client Choice awards 2020, named as a Thought Leader in ” Who’s Who of Data Protection Lawyers 2020″ and listed in “Best Lawyers in UK in the practice area of Information Technology Law 2021″.