Rely on the most comprehensive, up-to-date legal content designed and curated by lawyers for lawyers
Work faster and smarter to improve your drafting productivity without increasing risk
Accelerate the creation and use of high quality and trusted legal documents and forms
Streamline how you manage your legal business with proven tools and processes
Manage risk and compliance in your organisation to reduce your risk profile
Stay up to date and informed with insights from our trusted experts, news and information sources
Access the best content in the industry, effortlessly — confident that your news is trustworthy and up to date.
With over 30 practice areas, we have all bases covered. Find out how we can help
Our trusted tax intelligence solutions, highly-regarded exam training and education materials help guide and tutor Tax professionals
Regulatory, business information and analytics solutions that help professionals make better decisions
A leading provider of software platforms for professional services firms
In-depth analysis, commentary and practical information to help you protect your business
LexisNexis Blogs shed light on topics affecting the legal profession and the issues you're facing
Legal professionals trust us to help navigate change. Find out how we help ensure they exceed expectations
Lex Chat is a LexisNexis current affairs podcast sharing insights on topics for the legal profession
Printer Friendly Version
Much has been written over the last two years about the compliance requirements affecting organisations by the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) which becomes directly applicable and enforceable from 25 May 2018. Accompanying this has been a last minute rush to introduce the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) (still in bill form, although its passage into legislation is expected any day now…) which will replace the Data Protection Act 1998.
So, with all this rush of activity, can we now expect a period of quiet reflection? Unlikely!
For litigators in particular, the real work is arguably yet to come. The GDPR and DPA 2018 will affect Dispute Resolution lawyers in a number of ways – some giving rise to new revenue streams as new types of claim come into being and others giving rise to complex issues of compliance in an effort to balance this alongside maintaining client confidentiality and privilege issues in the face of aggressive litigation strategy.
In a series of articles first published by 4 New Square and, separately, Allen & Overy LLP, and re-published on LexisPSL® Dispute Resolution with the respective authors’ permissions, the following issues are considered:
And re-published with the permission of Allen & Overy LLP on matters concerning GDPR and disclosure, subject access requests and group litigation: GDPR for litigators.
0330 161 1234