The main provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into effect on 25 May 2018. In the preceding weeks and months there was a considerable amount of speculation regarding the impact that the GDPR would have on civil litigation in England & Wales. 

Almost a year on, have any of these predictions come to fruition, and what key points should practitioners take from the developments so far? 

Ricky Cella appears in Solicitors Journal saying "the predicted flood of GDPR-related litigation is yet to materialise but several issues are already emerging".

Data protection reading future trends is available to read on the Solicitors Journal website via subscription. 

Ricky is a senior associate in the commercial litigation team. Ricky works on a range of cases for individual clients, partnerships, charities, companies and limited liability partnerships across a number of business sectors.