Peter Jukes is the representative claimant in the case acting on behalf of all individuals in the claimant class whose personal data Facebook failed to protect. Peter is advised by law firm Hausfeld.
Peter’s personal information was accessed without his permission by the 'thisisyourdigitallife' app operating on the Facebook platform and he wants Facebook to be held to account for its failure to protect his personal data and the personal data of other Facebook users in England and Wales.
Peter is a prominent journalist as well as TV and film writer. He is the Founder and Executive Editor of the Byline Times which provides a platform for freelance reporters and writers to produce journalism not found in the mainstream media. He previously worked as a reporter for Newsweek/DailyBeast and has written investigative reports, features and commentary for the Guardian, Independent, Observer, New York Times, Politico, Prospect Magazine, and others.
Peter was awarded the best reporter on social media award by Press Gazette for his live coverage of the famous phone hacking trial and his book, ‘Beyond Contempt’ was published by Canbury Press in 2014. In 2017 and 2018, Peter helped Cambridge Analytica whistle-blowers come forward.
Hausfeld & Co LLP is a leading international law firm specialising in litigation and possesses significant experience in all aspects of collective redress and group claims—often acting against some of the largest corporations in the world. Hausfeld has offices in London, the U.S., and across Europe.