GDPR For Law Firms

Invaluable guidance on data protection issues for law firms and legal practitioners

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Course Overview

When clients ask about their personal data it's not just their name, and identifying details they want to know about, it's what your firm does with it that counts.

Taking this applied standpoint, this versatile GDPR webinar is suitable for a variety of learners, varying from those who would like an introductory course, to more experienced compliance practitioners who would like a refresher in data protection.

Covering the main definitions and outcomes in the GDPR, including personal data, special category data, and lawful bases for processing, the webinar also looks at key concepts behind those points including data protection principles, client rights and related regulatory duties.

For those requiring a step on from the basics of GDPR, the webinar provides an introduction to exemptions, sending data internationally, and data privacy impact assessments, as well as the ethical challenges involved in using client personal data in different ways.

For senior staff who have more complex questions regarding exemptions, impact assessments, AML data, using data in AML and international transfers, the final 20-minutes of this session will prove invaluable.

What are the requirements?

  • Watche the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your knowledge
  • This course provides 1.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of GDPR in the context of running a law firm and when advising clients on GDPR related matters.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for employees of all levels from paralegals through to employers, partners, HR and practice managers


About Instructor - Katie Jackson

Katie Jackson is a consultant specialising in law firm compliance and regulation. A former Inspector for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Katie led and managed inspections of some of the largest conveyancing practices in the country. Prior to working for the CLC, Katie spent a number of years working in various inspection and policy roles for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and Legal Services Commission.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    13 Page
  • Slides
    30 Page
  • Appendix A- Sample DPIA Template
    8 Page
  • Appendix B - Privacy Notice Template
    5 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 100