The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in the UK on 25 May 2018. A Data Protection Bill that will replace the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 is currently making its way through parliament.
It brings the most significant change in data protection regulation in 20 years. The new regulation is designed to align privacy laws across Europe and increase protections and data privacy rights for individual citizens.
These pages bring together guidance and support from the Law Society and external agencies to help firms prepare for the GDPR.
How can you protect your firm from a data breach? We ask Peter Wright, managing director of DigitalLawUK, about the latest trends in cyber and IT security risk in a post-GDPR world.
This podcast explores how the EU GDPR affects the data protection rights of children.
This podcast explores the challenges organisations face to remain GDPR compliant.
This podcast is a detailed discussion of the Law Society’s GDPR guide for law firms.
Law Society president Joe Egan responds to the decision to exempt the Home Office from data access rules, claiming it will inevitably lead to miscarriages of justice.
Exempting the Home Office from new data protection rules could lead to serious miscarriages of justice, the Law Society of England and Wales and the Bar Council warned today.
We have produced a guide 'Preparing for the GDPR: A guide for law firms' to support firms to work towards compliance.
In the final run-up to GDPR - there are now fewer than 35 working days until it comes into force - two significant events have taken place. They both offer insights into some of the questions law firms are grappling with.
We answer some of the questions raised from our series of articles on preparing for the GDPR.
Authoritative material and guidance on what you should be doing now to prepare for GDPR
Information and FAQs about law firm specific guidance on GDPR, and how to let us know what you need
Products, services and publications to help you prepare for GDPR
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