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Our data protection lawyers can ensure that you meet all GDPR compliance challenges – across all areas of your business. We enhance our technical advice by helping you implement best practice procedures and through ongoing training of your key data protection staff.
As well as helping with GDPR compliance, our team can assist you across all areas of data protection & privacy law, including:
Our GDPR compliance solicitors work with businesses of all sizes in a variety of sectors so we’re able to quickly understand the precise GDPR compliance requirements that apply to you. We have a dedicated team that helps exclusively with GDPR compliance. Our work includes:
Staff training to highlight the importance and benefits of GDPR compliance
Reviewing contracts and data sharing agreements
GDPR compliance risk assessments
Including advice on storing personal data correctly so that you minimise the risk of a data breach.
Drafting privacy policies, that communicate the way you process data in a GDPR-compliant way (concise, clearly worded and transparent).
GDPR compliance checks on contractual terms and conditions used in the course of your business, including reviews of data sharing agreements.
If you are considering outsourcing GDPR compliance to third parties.
Advice on data retention policies
Ensuring you only retain data you need and that there is a continued lawful basis for processing.
Helping you implement protocols, for staff responding to consent queries and subject access requests.
Carrying out privacy impact assessments, arising in the course of your business, for example when engaging a third-party IT system.
Advising on the appointment of appropriate data protection officers (DPOs)
As well as, ensuring individuals have the required in-depth understanding of GDPR compliance and the consequences of GDPR non-compliance.
Using our GDPR compliance experts to carry out bespoke data protection audits and providing follow-up support to deal with any identified shortcomings in your data protection policies.
Navigating legal updates, ensuring you have everything in place to remain compliant.
Our solicitors will help you keep on top of any updates that may impact your contracts and processes, for example implementing the new International Data Transfer Agreement (IDTA) and the UK Addendum transfer mechanisms.
Businesses don’t have a choice about GDPR compliance. A well thought-out data protection strategy that’s appropriate for your organisation gives you and your employees the best chance of complying with data protection law. It will demonstrate to the ICO that you are GDPR compliant and help you avoid breaches and subsequent fines or other regulatory sanctions.
Through our GDPR consulting work we often encounter confusion within businesses about roles and responsibilities of key data protection staff. When you implement a data protection strategy you’ll also be able to identify key data protection personnel, including data protection officers, data controllers and data processors and ensure each understands their obligations.
GDPR compliance in any company will only be truly effective if there is a culture of compliance and respect for personal data. A GDPR compliance strategy that encompasses staff training and ongoing support will ensure that every member of staff understands the importance of GDPR compliance and the consequences for the business of a data breach or any other form of GDPR non-compliance.
The ICO now has significant powers to fine and penalise companies for GDPR non-compliance. Developing a compliance strategy and regularly auditing GDPR compliance will force you to consider key GDPR issues such as your basis for processing data and the rights of data subjects. The risk assessment exercise will help you identify gaps in your data policies and address these before any regulatory intervention occurs.
Our data protection lawyers work with businesses large and small – across the country – to develop coherent and practical GDPR compliance strategies that address all issues raised by the new data protection landscape. Every business will have different compliance requirements. For some companies meeting GDPR requirements may not be too onerous. For others, GDPR compliance will represent a significant diversion of resources. But the repercussions of any significant breach of GDPR or loss of data are likely to be severe for any business. Our team is here to help prevent that.
Our team is made up of experienced legal professionals, many of whom have worked in industry as data protection officers and advisers. We have built up working relationships with the ICO and other relevant institutions, and some of us are members of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) meaning we keep track of emerging global developments in the data protection sphere. Data protection law is detailed and technical. We translate the jargon and legalese into clear and transparent advice that you and your staff will understand.
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Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:
Straightforward access to senior solicitors at a competitive rate.
An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive ‘City’ partner-level expertise at a fraction of ‘City’ prices.
Have legal peace of mind for £209 per month with additional support from £140 per hour.
A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.
Providing you with priority access to a dedicated panel of highly experienced solicitors.
Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.
Get expert GDPR compliance advice and from our team of data protection specialists. Call us on 0800 689 1700, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the short form below with your enquiry. Your initial consultation is free of charge and we aim to respond to all messages received within 24 hours.
Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.
We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.