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I will comply with the applicable provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended from time to time (the DPA) and, to the extent applicable, the EU General Data Protection Regulation, and will not process any personal data or sensitive data in a manner incompatible or inconsistent with the purposes for which that information has been provided to me (“Personal Data”) under this Privacy Notice.

You may provide me with personal information about your partners or members, employees or other agents or advisers and clients (together “relevant data subjects”) including their name, address, phone number, email address for the purpose of receiving information about my services, or which I have obtained from you or from other sources about you in the course of providing you with my services.


If you submit information in the contact form, whether you are a client or a visitor browsing this site, the software uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the information you submit. This technology protects you from having your information intercepted by anyone other than myself while it is being transmitted to us. We have taken steps to ensure that this site is secure and that it meets industry standards. In addition to encryption technology, I may use other safeguards such as firewalls, authentication systems (e.g. passwords and personal identification numbers) and access control mechanisms to control unauthorised access to systems and data.


This site may contain hyperlinks or “links” to other sites, and other sites may “link” to my site. Sites linking to and from my site may have privacy practices different from those on this site. This Website Privacy Notice applies solely to information collected by my site. I am not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of any sites you link to, and I have no control over the use or protection of information provided by you or collected by those sites. If you elect to link to a co-branded website or to a linked website, you may be asked to provide registration or other information. The information you are providing may in those circumstances going to a third-party, and you should familiarise yourself with the privacy notice provided by that third party.


Cookies are small text files that a website transfers to your hard drive or browser to help you move faster through a particular website, or for tracking your website usage. I do not use cookies to gather personal information such as a person’s name or email address. I do, however, use cookies to identify repeat visitors to the site, to determine the path visitors take to the site, and to identify visitors who may have come to this site as a result of an advertisement on a third-party website. Although your browser might allow you to “reject” cookies, we require that you accept all cookies in order for this site’s features and security mechanisms to function fully.

Third parties might also create cookies when you access their sites through links posted on our site. I do not have access to these cookies or any information that these cookies may contain. Please contact the third-party site for more information on their policies regarding cookies. Although we expect third parties to adhere to our privacy policies and terms and conditions of use, we are not responsible for their actions or policies.


The following are the steps I take to safeguard Personal Data.

I will generally keep Personal Data for a minimum of 6 years after the business relationship with you has been terminated after which time it will be destroyed if it is no longer required for the lawful purpose(s) for which it was obtained. If the persons in respect of whom I hold Personal Data have consented to receive marketing information, any information held and used for this purpose will be kept only until you or the relevant data subject notifies us that they no longer wish to receive this information.

I may use information which is Personal Data held about a relevant data subject in the following ways:

a)     Information given to me

I may use this information:

•          to carry out my obligations arising from this Agreement and to provide the Services that you have requested from me;

•          to provide you or relevant data subjects with information about other services I may offer that are similar to those that they may have already received or enquired about;

•          to notify you or the relevant data subjects about changes to the Services; and

•          to ensure that the content and advice given under this Agreement is presented in the most effective manner for you.

b)     Information collected about you and relevant data subjects

I may use this information:

  • to administer my website and for internal operations, including carrying out legal research and providing legal advice or other services under this Agreement;

  • to improve my web site to ensure that its content is presented in the most effective manner for you and as part of my process to keep my website safe and secure.


c)     Information received from other sources

I may collect and combine information received from other sources with the information given by you and the information I have collected about the relevant data subjects. I may use this information and the combined information only for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information received).

I will restrict access to Personal Data about you to:

  • those persons who need to know that information in order to provide the products and services you receive from me;

  • those unaffiliated third parties whose access to such information is permitted or required by law and who need to know that information in order to assist us in providing you with the products and services you receive from me;

  • those unaffiliated third parties whose access to such information is necessary in order for me to engage in joint marketing efforts with such unaffiliated third parties.

In order to protect the security of Personal Data, I maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards for guarding the information I may collect about the relevant data subjects, and all of my procedures are subject to the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Law Society of England and Wales.

Subject to the terms of this Agreement, I may disclose to unaffiliated third parties with which we are engaged in a joint marketing arrangement Personal Data such as information I have received from you which could include a relevant data subject’s name, address, contact numbers, etc.

I may disclose the types of Personal Information listed above to the following types of third parties:

  • companies that perform marketing services on my behalf or to other law firms or consultancies with which I may have joint marketing agreements to sell our products or services

  • publishers and other direct marketers of products related to financial markets law, such as newsletter or book publishers and software or trading system developers other non-affiliated third parties as permitted or required by law

You agree to ensure that you have obtained all the necessary consents of individuals whose Personal Data you provide to me and you agree to indemnify me against each and any loss, liability and cost incurred by me as a result of your acts or omissions in connection with that data which places me in breach of the DPA or any equivalent law in any other jurisdiction.

By providing information through the contact form of this Website you confirm that you have freely given, your specific, informed and unambiguous consent to the processing of your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and you should indicate your wishes in that regard by acknowledging that you have consented to this effect on the contact form itself.

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