Act Now Training welcomes solicitor and information law expert, Kate Grimley Evans, to its team of associates. Kate specialises in helping clients with all aspects of data protection and freedom of information. She was formerly the Head of Information Law at Stone King LLP. She has also worked for other top law firms including Eversheds and Mills & Reeve. Kate is currently a Consultant Solicitor for Bates Wells and Kesteven Partners Limited.
Kate is an expert in her field and has specialist knowledge of data protection compliance in the education and charity law sectors. She is the author of the leading guidance on data protection and information law matters for the museums’ sector and is currently writing a chapter (on schools) for an Oxford University Press book on data protection.
Kate has spoken at high profile conferences such as the Grammar School Heads’ Association Conference, Institute of School Business Leaders Conference and the Optimus Education Conference. Like our other associate Susan Wolf, Kate is a Fee Paid Member of the Upper Tribunal assigned to the Administrative Appeals Chamber (Information Rights Jurisdiction) and First Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber (Information Rights Jurisdiction).
Ibrahim Hasan, director of Act Now Training, said:
“I am delighted that Kate has joined our team. Her wealth of experience in the education and charity sectors, will help us develop further our training and consultancy offerings to these important sectors.”
In time Kate will be delivering all the workshops on our current programme as well as developing new ones. She will also be available to conduct audits and health checks and deliver in house training particularly for charities and schools.