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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
Practice notes
Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
Practice notes
Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
Practice notes
Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
Q&As
Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
Practice notes
Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
Practice notes
The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
Practice notes
Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
Practice notes
Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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19th May
Practice notes
Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
Practice notes
SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
Precedents
[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
Practice notes
Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May
Practice notes
The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May

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Q&As
When barristers receive papers from instructing solicitors, are they obliged to serve a privacy notice on the lay client?The Q&A: When a solicitor...
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Precedents
Website privacy policyPolicy version: [insert date of this policy][ — for previous versions of this policy see here][Insert website] (our website) is...
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Precedents
Privacy policy—general commercial organisation—customer-facingWe take your privacy very seriously. Please read this privacy policy carefully as it...
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25th Aug
Precedents
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Precedents
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25th Aug
Q&As
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23rd Aug
Precedents
Cookie policyPlease read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This...
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17th Aug
Precedents
Mobile app privacy policy—genericPolicy version: [insert date of this policy][ — for previous versions of this policy see here][Insert name of mobile...
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17th Aug
Precedents
Alternative wording for cookies notice1Wording for website terms and conditions—Cookies and other information-gathering technologies1.1We use...
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16th Aug
Q&As
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13th Aug
Practice notes
Data protection privacy notices in employmentFrom IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection...
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11th Aug
Precedents
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11th Aug
Q&As
Do I have to send my new or updated privacy policy to former clients?If you hold personal data of former clients, then you will be processing it for...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Can we put privacy information on our website for people to find?Practice Note: Privacy notices—information requirements sets out the information you...
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1st Aug
Q&As
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1st Aug
Q&As
Do I have to send my new or updated privacy policy to existing customers?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contains extensive information...
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1st Aug
Q&As
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Precedents
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