GDPR Conference Webinar

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GDPR Conference - Webinar

This event held on 27 April 2018 was generously co-funded by the European Union's REC Programme as part of theTraining of Lawyers on the European Union's Data Protection Reform (TRADATA) project.

This full day conference was constructed to assist barristers, as well as chambers staff with their preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which all barristers and chambers must comply with from 25 May 2018. This six-hour webinar includes the following sessions:

  • The GDPR in the European Context and the work of the CCBE
  • The GDPR & the Data Protection Bill: Overview
  • Data Protection- risk based approach
  • Lawful processing & practical compliance issues
  • Cybersecurity in the real world
  • DPOs and DPIA
  • Transfers of data outside the EEA
  • Data Protection and the Public Forum
  • Data Mapping & Retention, Data Transfer

Addressing the day-to-day practicalities for barristers, the Conference also incorporated a range of panel discussions and Q&A sessions with 10 knowledgeable speakers, all either GDPR experts on the IT Panel or otherwise experts within the field. 

Follow these links to download the full programme and speaker bios

Please follow these links for resources referred to within the webinar:


Price for chambers: £400 plus VAT. Once purchased, the video link can be shared with all chambers' members. The recommended price per individual is £35 plus VAT (per barrister). Alternatively, you can purchase the webinar individually for £35 plus VAT.

Chambers with fewer than 15 members can get in touch to discuss if a discount on the set prices applies.

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**Important Information

This Conference was prepared by the Bar Council's IT Panel of barristers to address the most frequently asked questions we received from the profession on the GDPR. The Conference or this webinar recording are not "guidance" for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4, and neither the BSB nor bodies regulating information security (e.g. the Information Commissioner's Office) nor the Legal Ombudsman is bound by any views or advice expressed in it. It does not comprise - and cannot be relied on as giving - legal advice.It has been prepared in good faith, but neither the Bar Council nor any of the individuals responsible for or involved in its preparation accept any responsibility or liability for anything done in reliance on it. For fuller information as to the status and effect of the Bar Council's advice, please see here.