All proceeds from this event will be donated to Cycle4CrohnsColitis, an initiative by Attracta O’Regan, supported by Beaumont Hospital Foundation and Law Society Finuas Skillnet.
The goal is to fundraise for a doctor to provide exclusive ongoing patient care supports and research for people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in Ireland.
If you cannot attend this CPD event and would like to make a donation to support the Cycle4CrohnsColitis fundraiser please click here to access the secure fundraising page or to find out more visit www.cycle4crohnscolitis.com
GDPR in Action – Practice Compliance Checklist
On the one year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR, are you sure that your firm is GDPR compliant?
- Do your section 68 letters include all necessary details? Do you know how long you should keep a file?
- Have you signed third party data processing agreements or controller to controller agreements where necessary?
- Are your GDPR polices and privacy statement fit for purpose?
This session will include practical details and guidance on all of the above areas and also provide an opportunity for a question and answer session.
GDPR in Action - Subject Access Requests
Aim and Objectives
Since the implementation of the GDPR, and the public’s increased awareness of rights to information, the number of Subject Access Requests being received by law firms and their clients is on the increase. Requests for data may come from clients, other law firms, employees and other third parties. Law firms need to deal with these access requests efficiently and lawfully with minimum disruption to the work of the practice. They also need to be in a position to advise their clients on how best to access requests.
This practical seminar aims to give guidance to practitioners in order to assist them in dealing with Subject Access Requests.
The session will include details and practical guidance on:
- Legislative provisions under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 which are relevant to access requests
- Formalities for dealing with a request
- Time frames
- Parameters of access request – “personal data” relating to the requester
- When is an access request “manifestly unfounded or excessive”
- How do access requests impact on the solicitor’s lien
- Format of response letter
- Form of access
- Rights of appeal/complaint Summary checklist and procedure Data Protection Commission guidance
NEW Business Models for Solicitors
Aim and Objectives
The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (Legal Partnerships) (Section 116) Regulations 2019 and Legal Services Act 2015 (Limited Liability Partnerships) (Section 130) Regulations 2019 are due to be enacted. These regulations will radically change the business models available to solicitors in the determination of practice structure. They will also introduce new provisions relating to establishment, operation, management, liability, regulation and compliance for all those who choose to deliver legal services under the new regime.
This practical session will provide a step-by-step guide in relation to how to establish, register, operate and function within the new regulations.
Sufficient time will be allocated for a question and answer session during the seminar.
How to get your law firm GDPR ready - online seminar
Aim and Objectives
The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on the 25 May 2018. Law firms need to continuously comply with increased data protection obligations and are also required to show ‘accountability’. This includes a need to demonstrate compliance by having policies and procedures in place.
This on-line seminar designed and delivered by Paul Lavery a Partner with McCann FitzGerald Solicitors is an opportunity to have a practical look at what is required by a solicitor to be GDPR compliant on a day-to-day basis.
The session answers many frequently asked questions and includes details and practical guidance on:
- The main requirements of GDPR including the main changes from previous data protection law;
- Recommended steps for compliance; and
- Recommended notices, policies and contracts which law firms should have in place to assist in evidencing GDPR compliance.
Dr. Aoibhlinn O’Toole, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
Aoibhlinn is a consultant gastroenterologist in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. She has held a Higher Fellowship from Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston. She is an investigator with the Investigator Network for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Therapy in Ireland and is a respected and accomplished international expert and speaker in her specialist areas of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer and dysplasia.
Paul Lavery, Partner, McCann FitzGerald Solicitors, Dublin
Paul is head of the Technology & Innovation Group in McCann FitzGerald and advises on a wide range of data protection, information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce, confidentiality and intellectual property issues. He writes and lectures widely on these and other topics. He is also a member of the Law Society Intellectual Property & Data Protection Law Committee.
Paul Keane, Partner, Reddy Charlton Solicitors, Dublin
Paul is the Managing Partner of Reddy Charlton Solicitors and Honorary Consul General of Sweden. Paul is a member of the Council of the Law Society and Chair of the Legal Services Regulation Act Task Force. He is a past Chairman of the Business Law Committee of the Law Society and a past member of the Private Law Committee of CCBE.
Simon Treanor, Legal Services Regulation Executive, Law Society of Ireland
Simon is Executive secretary to the Legal Services Regulation Act Task Force in the Law Society of Ireland. He prepares reports, submissions and data in relation to the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015. He liaises with the Executive of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority. Simon also responds to queries from the public and profession in relation to the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015.
*Included in the fee is 12 months online access to "How to get your law firm GDPR ready". Access details will be provided on registration at the seminar on Thursday 20th, June 2019.
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