GDPR - Consent

GDPR - Consent

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Course Overview

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force in May 2018, and introduces the greatest changes to data protection legislation in 20 years.

In this session experienced lecturer Robert Edwards of Law Hound will examine the changes which GDPR makes in relation to lawful handling of data and the question of consent.

This session will consider the following:

           The background

           Consent – lawful processing

           Things to consider before relying on consent as a lawful basis for processing

           Changes made to consent by GDPR

           Proof of consent

           Children’s consent

 This session will offer a useful introduction or refresher for viewers in terms of their obligations under the GDPR.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when advising clients on the GDPR

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for practitioners of all levels

About Instructor - Robert Edwards

Robert Edwards has a long history of providing legal training in criminal, immigration and mental health law.

Bob, now a law lecturer, started his legal career in the armed forces in counter intelligence before his 2nd career commenced in 1996. He has lectured extensively to students studying the ILEX, LLB and for CPE and LPC qualifications, trained the Legal Services Commission and Court Service as well as the RAF police force. Bob's forces career took him across the world advising on various Immigration and Criminal Law matters. He has a natural ability to explain the complex in simple terms.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar


  • Notes
    5 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Quiz