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GDPR – Are you Ready ?

If your answer to this is what is GDPR ?  then the answer probably is no ! Hopefully all readers are aware of what GDPR is , a new system of data protection regulations which are fully implemented on the 25th May . There has naturally been a lot of panic over the new regime and a plethora of guidance

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SQE hits delay as Justice Committee calls for hiatus

The controversial Solicitors Qualifying Exam has been hit by more concerns with the Justice Committee Calling for a 6 month hiatus whilst the concerns over the scheme are fully addressed . Access the Justice Committee letter here : Legal-Services-Board-SQE   The following is what the SRA currently propose form their website : Why introduce the SQE? Our Training for Tomorrow programme

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas From President Sarah and All at Doncaster Law Society Please take a look at our Forthcoming Social Events and Training Plans . Also our membership initiatives . We look forward to welcoming you to one of our events in 2018 .

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Past Presidents of Doncaster Law Society Inaugural Dinner

  Many of the Past Presidents gathered together recently for the inaugural Past President’s Dinner hosted by Current Law Society President Sarah Naylor . The guests, going around the table from left to right were:   Andrea Pashley Diane Parker Mark Appleyard James Sutherland John Roberts John Marshall Adrian Hattrell Mike Halliwell Don Bird Cedric Hennis Charles Godfrey Between all

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SRA Consult on Publication of Solicitors Fees , Complaints Data and New Freelance Solicitors

The SRA have announced a pivotal consultation which amongst other things proposes : A new Freelance Solicitor Category with lighter touch regulation Allowing Newly qualified solicitors to run a legal practice Proposals to require solicitors to publish their fees Requiring Solicitors to publish on their websites their complaint histories The proposals if fully implemented are likely to result in significant

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