Nicola Cain is a specialist in media and information rights compliance, regulation, enforcement and disputes.
Nicola has extensive experience providing pre- and post-publication advice to the print, broadcast, digital and social media and their insurers, and conducting investigations and disputes arising out of claims in:
- privacy & confidence
- data protection
- information access legislation (such as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004)
- press and broadcast regulation
- public law
- reporting restrictions
- the protection of journalistic information and freedom of expression
Nicola is an expert in data privacy issues in the media and technology sectors and is a regular industry speaker. She holds the IAPP CIPP/E certification and advises on data protection compliance, including subject access requests and objections to processing, the impact of GDPR, cyber-incidents and data breaches and related complaints, regulatory investigations and enforcement, and litigation.
Nicola co-authored the 4th edition of 'Defamation: Law, Procedure & Practice' (2009).
Prior to joining RPC, Nicola gained significant in-house experience at a world-renowned public service broadcaster.