There’s a lot of noise around about the introduction of the EU-wide General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which replaces the current UK Data Protection Act on 25 May 2018. Why is it creating such a stir? How will law firms be affected by it? What will they need to do?
The well-publicised Mishcon de Reya £1 million fraud case, when its client was duped into buying a London property from a seller dishonestly posing as the owner, has sent ripples of alarm throughout the legal community.
Usually, any discussion on diversity issues in the Law Society’s Gazette draws howls of derision about box ticking, political correctness, and overbearing regulation.
Legal practice is at a watershed. Keeping ahead with a clear focus is ever more critical, not just so as to maintain and to maximise the value in your practice, but to survive.