The following Private Client practice note Produced in partnership with Craig Ward MSc BA(Hons) MBPsS CertCouns of Craybeck Law provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Brexit impact: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—implications for data protection. For access to related documents and further reading on Brexit, see: Brexit toolkit.
The way data is held and processed changed on 25 May 2018. From this date onwards, data management is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) and associated provisions. The GDPR provides principles regarding personal data, its use, management and access, including correcting data inaccuracies and automated decisions, profiling and deletion. The major change concerns data subjects (DSs) and their consent to storage and disclosure. For a comprehensive introduction to the GDPR, collating key practical guidance, see: Data protection toolkit.
With effect from 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) has been repealed and the UK data protection regime is now consolidated within DPA 2018. DPA 2018 is a fairly complex piece of legislation and it is challenging for non-specialists to follow.
While GDPR gives Member States limited opportunities to make provisions for how
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Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract against a third party and what happens when, notwithstanding the lack of privity, a contract has an indirect effect on a third
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The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS), currently in their 5th edition (2018 revision), are a set of standard conditions which are commonly incorporated into contracts for the sale of residential property. The Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition—2018 Revision) (SCPC) are used for
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