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Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR): personal liability introduced

There are strict rules surrounding direct marketing which apply to commercial and not-for-profit organisations. These rules are outlined in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (“PECR”). If an organisation is found to be in breach of PECR, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has the power to issue the organisation with a civil monetary penalty (“CMP”) of up to £500,000. How can that affect schools and school management?

National law firm Stone King secures major hires and announces raft of partner promotions

Stone King is delighted to announce that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of Charity and Social Enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, and commercial property lawyer Caroline Taylor, formerly partner at Michelmores LLP, have joined the national law firm as partners. The firm has also made five new partner promotions across the business.

Michael King retires from Stone King after guiding the law firm for more than 40 years

After more than four decades with Stone King, having been instrumental in its growth and prosperity, Michael King is bidding a fond farewell and retiring from the national law firm.

Michael has led Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise Group, been Senior Partner and Chairman and been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth in London, having established its first office there in 1990.

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