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Curtis McCluskey

Curtis McCluskey



  • University of East Anglia, 2008, LLB
  • BPP, Holborn, London, 2010, BVC
  • BPP Professional Education, Holborn, London, 2013, Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT)

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • England and Wales

Curtis is an associate in the IP, Information & Innovation Group and is a member of the Information Technology, Privacy & Data Security team.

Curtis recently joined the firm as an associate having served as Legal Counsel to the Financial Ombudsman Service for a number of years. As a result, he has acquired extensive in-house experience and has developed a broad knowledge of data protection and privacy law.

Curtis has advised on data protection in a range of matters, including responding to data breaches, subject access requests, freedom of information requests, and requests for disclosure from third parties. Curtis has also gained experience in developing and drafting privacy and cookies policies, consent declarations and data transfer agreements.

Curtis has also developed a significant amount of litigation experience, including responding to appeals to the Information Rights Tribunal.

Employment History

  • 2016 – Reed Smith
  • 2010 – Financial Ombudsman Service Limited, Legal Counsel in areas of Data Protection & Privacy, Freedom of Information, Procurement, Administrative & Public law and Financial Regulation
  • 2010 – Free Representation Unit, Employment Representative