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GDPR

GDPR fines fly following airline cyber breach

The news that British Airways is facing a fine of £184m after personal data of some 500,000 customers was harvested by cyber criminals shows the tough stance of the UK’s data regulator following the introduction of new EU GDPR data protection laws last year. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has seen stricter operating boundaries for businesses…

making a Will

A quick guide to writing a will

Though it may be tempting to delay writing a will until a later date, it’s essential if you want to ensure your estate is distributed among your beneficiaries without complications. Here, we take a look at the six basic steps involved in writing a will and why it’s a good idea to seek professional legal…

Disabled Access

A quick guide to disabled access at summer events

If you’re planning an inclusive summer event, you need to establish what your legal obligations are when it comes to providing access for disabled individuals. Here, we take you through your basic legal responsibilities and take a brief look at what you can do to ensure your event is accessible for everyone. The duty to…

Eastbourne Legal Walk

Eastbourne Legal Walk 2019

The Eastbourne Legal Walk was a bit more challenging than previous years but the views were worth it!  Our Solicitors and Staff took on the challenge to raise much needed funds for Citizens Advice Eastbourne. Between all the teams over £2,000 was raised in sponsorship so far.  With the money being put towards helping the Citizens…

childcare

The question of surrogacy law in the UK

It’s an area of family law that isn’t often discussed in public. Indeed, many people incorrectly think that it’s still illegal in this country. But surrogacy is an accepted practice in England and throughout the UK, as long as it isn’t done for profit. However, in June the Law Commission of England and Wales, along…