Group action litigation law firm Keller Lenkner UK has served notice to the Police Federation of its intention to seek a Group Litigation Order from the High Court in early 2022. The order relates to a 2019 data breach which compromised personal information relating to thousands of police officers.

The firm’s data breach team is representing officers seeking compensation for the Police Federation's failure to adequately protect officers’ personal and sensitive data when the Police Federation Membership database suffered a ransomware cyber-attack.

The initial attack took place on 9 March 2019, followed by a further and more sustained attack on 21 March 2019, which impacte...

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