ICO approves GDPR certification for legal serices sector

13/02/2024 | ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has approved a certification scheme for legal service providers that process personal data under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The Legal Services Operational Privacy Certification Scheme (LOCS) is intended to help legal service providers demonstrate their compliance with UK data protection laws when processing their client's personal data. The scheme applies to all legal service providers, including law firms, solicitors, barrister's chambers, and barristers, who process personal data held in the client file.

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