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.
We answer some of the questions raised from our series of articles on preparing for the GDPR.
Frequently asked questions about the GDPR.
Guidance for law firms on the appointment of a Data Protection Officer.
Continuation of the GDPR advice series, with answers to some of the questions raised about the ICO's 12 Steps to Take Now.
This is the last of a five-week series of articles on how to prepare for the GDPR.
This is the fourth of a five-week series of articles on how to prepare for the GDPR.
This is the third of a five-week series of articles on how to prepare for the GDPR.
The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018 in the UK, and yet recent research has found that only 25 per cent of law firms believe they are in compliance. If you haven’t started planning for it yet, this is where you should begin.
This is the second of a five-week series of articles on how to prepare for the GDPR.
This is first of a five-week series of articles with advice on how to prepare 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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