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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.
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
Legal practices are increasingly using cloud computing as an alternative to 'traditional' IT provision. Cloud computing has a number of advantages, but it also carries risks which your firm should navigate carefully.
This practice note provides advice on managing information security by highlighting legislative requirements and areas of professional conduct relevant to the protection of personal and business data.
This practice note advises on how to comply with the relevant legislation on recording calls concerning mortgage arrears.
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