Data Protection - Guidance for Lawyers

An invaluable refresher on data protection for practitioners of all levels

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Course Overview

Intended as a useful refresher for practitioners regarding data protection, this 30-minute session will provide viewers with an overview of The Data Protection Act 2018; Most commonly associated with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, The Data Protection Act 2018 also implemented the EU Law Enforcement Directive and addressed Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations

Delivered by lecturer Kathy Daniels, this session will discuss the 6 principles of The Data Protection Act 2018 and will ensure that viewers are familiar with the key terminology such as what is meant by personal / sensitive data.

Consent is one of the key areas that has caused organisations the most concern following the introduction of GDPR. During this session Kathy will encourage viewers to think about the ongoing audit of data protection and what action plans can be put in place: For example Kathy will advise why it is best practice to undertake an audit of the information a firm holds about individuals periodically, to ensure that you have valid permission to store and process the data held.

Consideration will also be given to the following areas:
  •  The circumstances in which consent is not needed
  •  Subject access requests
  •  Data breaches
  •  Data protection by design

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of The Data Protection Act 2018
  • • Be aware of the issues which data protection can present you and your law firm and know how what provisions can be put in place to handle such matters effectively
  • • Be confident that your knowledge of data protection related matters is up to date

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for practitioners of all levels


About Instructor - Kathy Daniels

Kathy is a Teaching Fellow at Aston University, lecturing in employment law and employee relations. After a career in HR, in the manufacturing sector, she now writes extensively on HR related topics, and specifically on employment law. Kathy has written an employment law textbook which is currently in its third edition, and also writes a broad range of materials for organisations such as the CIPD. In addition, she is a Lay Member of the Employment Tribunal, sitting in Birmingham.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinars

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    4 Page
  • Slides
    9 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 60