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A clampdown on text pests

20th October 2023

A relatively new, but unwelcome, aspect of modern life is under the spotlight: the misuse of people’s data by so-called ‘text pests’. These individuals use personal information that has been provided to them in a business contex ...
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Pritchetts Law recognised as a leading firm

6th October 2023

One of the UK’s leading legal directories, The Legal 500, has just published its 2024 edition – and we are delighted to find ourselves ranked there once again. It has recognised our specialist expertise in data protection law na ...
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UK–US data bridge given the go-ahead

26th September 2023

On September 21, Michelle Donelan, the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, laid adequacy regulations for the UK Extension to the EU–US Data Privacy Framework (DPF). These specify that the USA provides suff ...
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Adequacy decision for EU–US data transfers

31st July 2023

What’s the change in position in relation to EU–US international data transfers? On 11 July 2023, following years of intense negotiations, the European Commission (EC) adopted an adequacy decision (the EU DPF Adequacy Decision) f ...
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Balancing energy cost savings and privacy

22nd March 2023

As the UK battles through the cost-of-living crisis, businesses and households are struggling. The steep rise in energy costs has produced a particular challenge, despite the energy price cap set by Ofgem and various government ...
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Pritchetts Law recognised in top legal directories

20th October 2022

We are delighted to announce that, once again, we have been ranked in two leading UK legal directories. The Chambers UK Guide 2023 has recognised our presence in the Data Protection and Information Law practice area, while The L ...
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ICO to keep up to £7.5m a year from UK GDPR fines

15th June 2022

The UK’s data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), has announced that it is to keep a portion of the money raised from civil monetary penalties that it issues. Previously, all of this money was ch ...
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Consultation on UK DP reforms: our response

3rd December 2021

On 10 September, the UK government launched a consultation on its proposals to reform UK data protection law. Its stated aim was to create “an adaptable and dynamic set of rules that are flexible enough to be interpreted quickly ...
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Pritchetts Law recognised as Leading Firm in latest Legal 500 rankings

6th October 2021

Here at Pritchetts Law, we are celebrating our success after being ranked in one of the UK’s leading legal directories once again. The Legal 500 carries out extensive research to compile its annual list of the best law firms ...
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What do the new SCCs for international data transfers mean for UK organisations?

21st June 2021

On Friday 4 June 2021, the European Commission issued a final set of standard contractual clauses for international data transfers (“New EU Transfer SCCs”). The new clauses are one of the mechanisms that allow a lawful transfer ...
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