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18 Feb 19

Karim Palant, Facebook’s UK Public Policy Manager to present “Rights and Responsibilities Online” at 5 Essex Court’s breakfast seminar.

The Information Law seminar will be held at Middle Temple Hall on the 11th of April from 8.00am – 10.00am and will cover “Privacy, Ethics and the Law”. 

21 Feb 19

The Supreme Court’s Decision regarding Criminal Records Disclosure

On 30 January 2019, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in In Re an application by Lorraine Gallagher for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland); R (P, G & W) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; R (P) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2019] UKSC 3.

18 Feb 19

Fiona Barton QC to speak on “Mitigating the Effects of Data Breaches” with Wedlake Bell and ProDPO.

The seminar, GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF THE GDPR: HOT TOPICS will be hosted by Wedlake Bell and ProDPO in conjunction with 5 Essex Court.