Kingsley Hayes


Kingsley Hayes

Partner and Head of Data & Privacy Litigation

Kingsley is Head of Data and Privacy Litigation at KP Law. He leads a passionate team that includes some of the most skilled data breach lawyers in England & Wales.

Before joining us, Kingsley was managing director at Hayes Connor Solicitors. In just two years his successful leadership turned the firm from a new entrant in data breach law into a significant player.

Kingsley is one of the UK’s foremost data breach lawyers and regularly comments on data protection topics across various media. One of the first solicitors in the UK to recognise the growing need for robust data protection, he has become a consumer champion in the field of data privacy. He is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2024 guide.

Kingsley studied for his law degree at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

Notable Cases

Kinsley Hayes spearheaded the mass group action data breach cases against British Airways, Equifax, and Ticketmaster. These cases were settled successfully following mediation and negotiation. He has also represented a number of high profile individuals in the recovery of damages related to data, privacy and reputational damage.