Breaches – what to do when you lose papers, or when your data security is breached
Purpose: To guide all
barristers on good pratice following a breach of data or loss of
Scope of application: All
Issued by: The Information
First issued: January
Last reviewed: January
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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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 refer to the professional practice and ethics
section of the Bar Council's website here.