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Individuals who are not clients, including prospective clients and referrers

This is a schedule of the categories of personal data processed by us about individuals who are not clients, including prospective clients and referrers, as referred to in our Personal Data Processing Policy.

Type of personal data



Legal basis for processing

Retention period


Contact details

Directly from you, your colleagues, other professional advisers or employers/former employers (as appropriate)

Event management and marketing our services to you by post or by email (where you have given your consent or, as a prospective client, you have not opted-out)

Legitimate interest in marketing and promoting relevant services offered by us

Until you unsubscribe/object to direct marketing or we believe you are no longer interested in receiving marketing communications

  • External marketing agencies engaged by us where necessary
  • Former solicitors of the firm where we have agreed to allow them to take your contact details to a new employer that provides legal services
  • Third party email marketing and analytics platforms
  • Suppliers and service providers providing administrative and technical services
  • Legal directories (where you agree to be a referee)

Employment information (such as your job title, employment history, accreditations and qualifications)

Professional and personal interests

Other personal data which is provided to or inferred by us, for example, from access or dietary requirements (which may include special categories of personal data such as religious beliefs or a disability or medical condition)

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