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One day in February, Graham Murphy found himself on a train next to two solicitors. As they opened their laptops and began to talk about the details of a £100m transaction, he pricked up his ears and began to think about what a fraudster or cybercriminal might make of all this. And then they went to the buffet…
In a recent survey of IT decision makers 25 per cent of respondents had cancelled preparations for the GDPR and 44 per cent thought GDPR won’t apply to UK businesses after the UK has left the EU. Anna Drozd explains why law firms need to comply.
Twenty-one new deputy high court judges have been appointed by the Judicial Office today.
Our priorities for the election were set out in Our vision of law and justice. They included to maintain the integrity of the jurisdiction, remove barriers to justice and uphold the rule of law. A number of our calls were adopted by the different parties in their manifestos following our campaigning and we will continue to engage with the parties to make sure that these commitments, and our wider priorities, are reflected by the next government.
Law Society president Robert Bourns wrote to the Financial Times regarding the scope of legal professional privilege in the context of the SFO's criminal investigation into ENRC Ltd.
Along with priorities for the rule of law and Brexit, access to justice represents the third pillar of our Vision for Law and Justice we launched on 5 May.
There is currently an email being sent to a number of Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) member firms.
The Law Society's Planning and Environmental Law Committee (PELC) is gearing up to engage with the next stage of the UK's process of leaving the European Union.
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