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There are many excellent reasons to choose the UK for the protection, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property.
The Panama Papers leak exposed the most common weakest link in law firms' cybersecurity: its people. Mark Leiser looks at what firms can learn from the scandal.
The Law Society has responded to the MoJ consultation on proposals for 'assisted digital' services.
Legal Geek conference in London showcases technological innovation in the legal profession.
Law Society cautiously welcomes proposals for an online court, made in a comprehensive review of the structure of the civil courts in England and Wales.
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) regulates the processing of information relating to individuals. Solicitors must comply with the DPA. Failure to do so may constitute a criminal offence. This practice note sets out how solicitors can comply with the Act.
This practice note looks at the risks for firms and their duties to clients that arise from delivering legal services electronically and online.
For the second year running professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewal went smoothly for the vast majority of firms, our 2015-16 PII survey has found.
Professional indemnity insurers may ask firms what they are doing to prevent criminals from stealing client money or confidential data.
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The Technology and Law Reference Group and Intellectual Property Law Committee are part of the Legal Affairs and Policy Board.They assist with the formation of the Law Society's policy and advice on legal and technical developments.
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