Challenges to client confidentiality and legal professional privilege in the digital age - Fully Booked

Date: Wednesday 30 September 2015

Time: 9:30 - 12:00

Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL

*FULLY BOOKED*

Challenges to client confidentiality and legal professional privilege in the digital age

Wednesday 30th September 2015

 

09:30 – 10:00 Registration, refreshments and networking - Reading room

 

10:00 – 10.05 Chairman’s welcome - Common room

Jonathan Smithers, president, The Law Society of England and Wales

 

10:05 – 10:30 What are the limits of state surveillance in democracies subject to the rule of law? - Common room

Chair: Jonathan Smithers, president, The Law Society of England and Wales

Michael Drury, partner, BCL Burton Copeland and former director for Legal Affairs, GCHQ

Peter Carter QC, Doughty Street Chambers and chair, Bar Council of Surveillance and Privacy Working Group

Dr Gus Hosein, executive director, Privacy International

Charlie McMurdie, senior cyber crime advisor, PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Maria Slazak, president, The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)

 

10:30 – 10:40 Audience question and answer session - Common room

 

10:40 – 11:00 Refreshments and networking - Reading room

 

11:00 – 11:35 Do the legal communications deserve special privileges within the framework?

What safeguards and oversight arrangements need to be put in place? - Common room

 

11:35 – 11:55 Audience question and answer session - Common room

 

11:55 – 12:00 Closing remarks - Common room

Jonathan Smithers, president, The Law Society of England and Wales

 

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch and networking - Reading room

 

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