There is no doubt that contentious probate work is growing. We do not like paying more than a couple of hundred pounds for a will, but then are seemingly happy to spend thousands taking our relatives to court, and the two do not sit happily together.
Speeding up the process of property buying and selling has taken on new urgency following the conveyancing market meltdown due to Covid-19.
When it comes to converting law firm data over from one legal practice management system to another – the words ‘baby’ and ‘bath-water’ spring to mind. The value of a law firm’s data should never be underestimated.
One way of viewing the current legal services market is that the legal profession is locked in a race to the death with non-qualified providers, tempted by the lucrative chunk of legal work that is not reserved to qualified lawyers and which forms a big part of their income.
This article will focus on this one specific section of the GDPR, article 20, which requires ‘portability’ of data containing personal information, and in particular the technical measures to be taken.