While there have been doom and gloom merchants prophesying the end of personal data transfers between the EU and the UK, with some even saying that UK personal data in Europe could be “held hostage” as transfer to the UK would be illegal, it seems we can breathe a sigh of relief – at least for the “specified period”. That is at any rate what the draft post-Brexit trade agreement says.Read more
I now provide all my services remotely: I am trained in Zoom (my preferred platform) and am happy to have “meetings” that way or using other platforms, or I can provide webinar versions of all my training courses and also have considerable experience in conducting remote mediations, so there is no interruption to service. In fact, a good thing just got better!
About my business: the Law Office of Richard Stephens (LORS) is a boutique IT law practice and provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, including arbitration, mediation and adjudication. LORS consists of Richard Stephens together with his Senior Consultant, Oscar Rowlands.
While a “boutique”, LORS counts among its clients some of the largest companies in the world as well as a wide range of SME’s all of whom value our specialist advice across a range of IT Law areas. We also link to other professionals, so can provide a complete service even for large or complex transactions. You can find out more about it here.
One of Richard’s strengths is his ability to provide training in his various specialisations – from basic training provided for non-lawyers right through to his highly regarded training for lawyers. You can find out more about it here. An annual fixture on the legal scene is Richard’s summary of important updates in the law of contract – you can find out about it and register here: seriously, this has been attended by 200 lawyers in London when we were allowed to meet face to face and is now being marketed globally to the community that uses English Law for its choice of law. Get a feel for things by taking at look at this on youtube!
On the dispute resolution side, Richard Stephens also works as mediator, adjudicator and arbitrator in commercial cases, especially those with some sort of technology or communications aspect. In one or other of these capacities, Richard has acted in cases large and small. You can find out more about it here.
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