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The Law Society has published a practice note on the use of cloud computing services in law firms.
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.
The Law Society is warning firms to be vigilant after it was discovered solicitors were receiving scam (phishing) emails from an account claiming to be the Law Society.
The focus of the briefing is on clauses 4, 13 and 16.
Cyber attacks are a threat to all businesses today and law firms are particularly attractive sources of information. Download a new guide and register for forthcoming events.
In response to the Law Society's lobbying , the chancellor of the high court has indicated that judges will permit solicitors to appear in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court.
The government has published research on cyber security standards. The Law Society has welcomed the research, and will contribute to the development of a government-preferred cyber security standard that will be relevant to law firms of all sizes.
UK businesses are set to benefit from amendments to the Intellectual Property Bill according to the Law Society of England and Wales.
We provide further comment to ensure a fair and balanced regime that fits in with pan-European legislation and protects intellectual property in the UK.
The Society continues to work with parliament and government to ensure a fair and balanced regime.
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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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