GDPR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: IS A LAW FIRM REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH AN ERASURE REQUEST FROM A FORMER CLIENT?

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on 10th October published an article seeking to answer this question.  Not always, it answers.  It says that a company – including a law firm – is not always required to comply with a right to be forgotten request.  Specifically, it says, a law firm may continue to keep personal data that it maintains about a client unless one of 6 situations apply.

https://www.bryancave.com/en/thought-leadership/gdpr-s-most-frequently-asked-questions-is-a-law-firm-required-to-1.html

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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