The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018. In short, the GDPR is a new law that significantly extends and strengthens the current law and regulatory regime in relation to data privacy and data...
Stephensons carries out work for central and local government in a variety of areas of law, giving us an in-depth understanding of the regulations and challenges organisations face in this field.
Our expertise in the public sector includes our appointment as intervention agents to the Solicitors Regulation Authority Panel in 2009 and re-appointed in 2012. In addition to this, we are appointed to a non-departmental public body the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) – The Legal Aid Agency to deliver their telephone discrimination law helpline. Stephensons continues to be a large service supplier under the Legal Aid Agency civil contract where we conduct work in the following areas: actions against the police, crime, family, debt and housing, community care and public law.
We have extensive experience of working for local government. Stephensons have been awarded contracts under a number of framework agreements to provide legal services. In addition to this we act for numerous other local authorities on an ongoing basis.