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The Law Behind the Headlines

Posted: 17th May 2021

‘Junior Lawyer Suspended Over Email Sent in Moment of Blind Panic’

 Listen to S6 E3: Junior Lawyer Suspended Over Email Sent in Moment of Blind Panic

Season 6 is ‘The Law Behind the Headlines’ series of podcasts. The ELiYP team tell a story, week by week, about a situation which the team has encountered. The team then discuss the law relating to that situation.

In this episode, Employment Lawyers Simon Allison, Jack Boyle and Corporate Lawyer Ruth Weir discuss a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal case against Victoria Whelan with the headline, “Junior solicitor suspended over email sent in “moment of blind panic”.  They discuss the employment points, data protection issues and data breach implications for employers. Listen to the end to see if they finally get a better headline…

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