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ICO investigates after medical records found in skip outside law firm

The Information Commissioner’s Office has launched an investigation, after medical records relating to personal injury claims were found in a skip outside a law firm’s former office in St Helens, Merseyside. Separately, evidence has emerged of bodyshops releasing personal data to third-party law firms and CMCs.

June 16th, 2016 | No Comments »

Appeal judges limit professional privilege where lives are at risk

Legal professional privilege can be qualified in the “rare circumstances” where it is necessary to impose a requirement that other people are present at discussions between lawyers and clients, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

August 10th, 2015 | No Comments »