GDPR Guidance on Subject Access Requests


Access guidance for firms handling subject Access requests under the GDPR.

Updated GDPR Guidance

The Law Society, through the Intellectual Property and Data Protection Law Committee and GDPR Working Group, has now published a Best Practice Guidance Note for Solicitors on Data Subject Access Requests (SARs).

The guidance has been added to the website and includes a checklist for Solicitors to use when they receive a data subject access request. This information is provided as part of the Society's GDPR 12-step programme and corresponds to Steps 4 and 5.

You can access this updated guidance on the Law Society’s GDPR & Data Protection section in the Solicitors' area of the website:


This article originally appeared in the September 2018 Law Society eZine. For more information, and to subscribe, see eNewsletters.