Following a well-publicised county court decision on video technology and privacy, Pauline Lam and Michael Stacey discuss what landowners need to be aware of.

The past decade has seen an explosion of affordable video technologies. CCTV and video doorbells linked to our smartphones are commonplace, and drones are available for less than £100. These raise new privacy and data protection implications which landowners need to consider. Privacy arguments are also increasingly a new front in disputes between neighbours.

An invasion of privacy? What landowners need to know about video technology article is available to read on the Estates Gazette website. 

Michael is a partner in the litigation team specialising in regulatory and public law. He acts for individuals, businesses, regulators and charities to achieve their objectives by navigating complex legal issues and managing legal risk. Key areas include regulatory investigations, complex disciplinary proceedings, judicial reviews, professional liability disputes and other regulatory litigation.

Pauline is an associate in the property and housing litigation team. She specialises in property dispute resolution and provides effective solutions for clients who encounter issues with a property element. She advises businesses, charities and individuals on property disputes and avoidance.