Dean Armstrong KC is a very experienced litigator who is widely recognised as one of the leading cyber and data lawyers in the country.
Dean is currently instructed in several of the highest profile cases in the cyber/crypto world some of which have strong insolvency links. One of these is currently the largest cryptoasset case in the world. Dean is also instructed in one of the most groundbreaking actions involving the use of athletes personal data. Dean has a background in fraud matters with extensive experience in this area.
Dean is ranked Band 1 in Chambers & Partners for his crypto work.
Dean is a published author on cryptocurrency, blockchain, cyber security, cyber litigation and cyber insurance. Dean was the only silk involved in drafting COMBAR response to the Law Commission consultation paper on Digital Assets and was the only UK barrister involved in drafting the Virtual Asset Service Provider Travel Rules.
TERMS OF BUSINESS
The clerks are happy to discuss the basis on which Dean will act in any given matter. In the absence of express written agreement otherwise, the terms under which Dean accepts instructions are The Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services By Barristers to Authorised Persons 2020 (as updated from time to time) referred to in the BSB Handbook.