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Data transfers between the UK and the EU/EEA in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Purpose: To draw Counsel’s and Chambers’ attention to the need to amend their Contractual Terms to comply with EU/EEA regulations and UK law when dealing with professional data transfers to and from EU Member States.
Scope of application: Self-employed practising barristers with professional contacts in EU/EEA Member States
Issued by: Brexit Working Group
First reviewed: 18/10/2019
Last reviewed: 18/10/2019
Status and effect: Please see the notice at end of this document. This is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.

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Important Notice

This document has been prepared by the Bar Council to assist barristers on matters of professional conduct and ethics. It is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4, and neither the BSB nor a disciplinary tribunal 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 this document, please see here.

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