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“The Data Brief” - Monthly Data Protection Bulletin - Issue 6

By John Goss, & Saara Idelbi.

(2021)

Compiled by John Goss and Saara Idelbi (October 2021)

This is a new monthly newsletter from the Data Protection and Information Law Team at 5 Essex Court which is intended to be quickly and easily digestible. These are fast developing areas which permeate many legal disciplines. It is not our intention to go into detail, but rather to highlight recent decisions and developments that will be of practical assistance to those with an interest in data protection and information law.

You can view the sixth edition of "The Data Brief" here.

Police Law Update - Issue 46

By Charlotte Ventham, Alex Ustych, Francesca Whitelaw, Anne Studd QC, Robert Talalay, Barnabas Branston, Robert Cohen, Saara Idelbi, David Messling, Sarah Dobbie, & Conor Monighan.

(December 2020)

Police Law Update, edited by Charlotte Ventham and Alex Ustych, covers key issues and developments in police law and summaries of recent cases. 
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In this issue:

Francesca Whitelaw provides an update on the legal ramifications of the use of live facial recognition technology following her appearance (with Jason Beer QC) in the Court of Appeal in Bridges.

Anne Studd QC reflects on the Article 2 duties arising for the police in the investigation of deaths in the light of the recent judicial review challenge to a coroner’s ruling in Skelton (in which Emma Price represented Sussex Police)

Bobby Talalay reports on the current position in respect of the retention of criminal records data and police vetting, following another in his increasingly long line of police data retention cases

Barney Branston explains the regime and applicable criteria for forfeiting an officer’s pension where they have been convicted of an offence committed in connection with their service as a police officer.

Robert Cohen’s provides a helpful guide to defending defamation cases, an increasingly popular species of claim being advanced against the police.

Finally, we bring you the usual case law update complied by Saara Idelbi, David Messling, Sarah Dobbie and Conor Monighan.

“The Data Brief” - Monthly Data Protection Bulletin - Issue 5

By Aaron Moss, & John Goss.

(2021)

Compiled by Aaron Moss and John Goss (September 2021)

This is a new monthly newsletter from the Data Protection and Information Law Team at 5 Essex Court which is intended to be quickly and easily digestible. These are fast developing areas which permeate many legal disciplines. It is not our intention to go into detail, but rather to highlight recent decisions and developments that will be of practical assistance to those with an interest in data protection and information law.

You can view the fifth edition of "The Data Brief" here

Police Law Update Edition 45

By Charlotte Ventham, Alex Ustych, Alice Meredith, David Messling, Jennifer Wright, John Goss, Molly Joyce, Peter Laverack, & Robert Talalay.

(2020, 5 Essex Court)

Edited by Charlotte Ventham and Alex Ustych (April, 2020)

This special "lockdown" edition of the Police Law Update includes articles from Alan Payne QC, Charlotte Ventham, Robert Talalay, Alice Meredith, John Goss, Peter Laverack, Molly Joyce, David Messling and Jennifer Wright, and covers the following issues:

  • The new police powers to enforce the restrictions imposed on individuals and businesses under the Coronavirus Regulations.
  • The procedural provisions and amendments made in response to the pandemic and the guidance documents produced by a range of courts
  • The Extinction Rebellion judicial review claim and its impact on the policing of public protests. 
  • Forced Marriage Protection Orders, Re K in which judgment was handed down in February this year.  
  • The Police (Conduct) Regulations 2020 and the accompanying Home Office Guidance
  • The current state of the law in relation to malicious prosecution claims against the police.
  • Finally, this “lockdown” edition provides an extended case law update to ensure that readers keep their fingers on the pulse of police law litigation, even whilst working from home.

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“The Data Brief” - Monthly Data Protection Bulletin - Issue 4

By Aaron Moss, & Conor Monighan.

(2021)

Compiled by Aaron Moss and Conor Monighan (August 2021)

This is a new monthly newsletter from the Data Protection and Information Law Team at 5 Essex Court which is intended to be quickly and easily digestible. These are fast developing areas which permeate many legal disciplines. It is not our intention to go into detail, but rather to highlight recent decisions and developments that will be of practical assistance to those with an interest in data protection and information law.

You can view the fourth edition of "The Data Brief" here

“The Data Brief” - Monthly Data Protection Bulletin - Issue 3

By Aaron Moss, & John Goss.

(2021)

Compiled by Aaron Moss and John Goss (July 2021)

This is a new monthly newsletter from the Data Protection and Information Law Team at 5 Essex Court which is intended to be quickly and easily digestible. These are fast developing areas which permeate many legal disciplines. It is not our intention to go into detail, but rather to highlight recent decisions and developments that will be of practical assistance to those with an interest in data protection and information law.

You can view the third edition of "The Data Brief" here