- Thursday, 16 June 2016
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.
Tags: client confidentiality, data protection, personal injury
Posted in Client care, Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Monday, 10 August 2015
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.
Tags: client confidentiality, Court of Appeal, legal professional privilege
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors