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Insights: Private Individuals

Reputation management and the Right to be Forgotten revisited

In an age where anybody's name is searchable at the drop of a hat and a company's online reputation is vital, damaging press or social media coverage can present a serious issue both for individuals and the companies that they work for.

Personal data flows from the EU: an update

As part of the UK's Trade and Cooperation Agreement with the EU, the UK and EU have agreed that personal data flows from the EU to the UK can continue, for a specified period (likely to be 6 months), as they had prior to the end of the transition period.

Limited time left for overseas divorces involving UK pensions

The UK has left the European Union albeit the transition period runs until 31 December 2020. Unless anything is agreed to the contrary, at the end of the transition period, much of the EU legislation will no longer be applicable law in the UK.

Divorce reform: Is it a quick way out or an easing of pain?

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed the second reading stage on 8 June 2020. The bill intends to change the way couples divorce in England and Wales but does not intend to change the way their finances are divided.

Gender and parents

Are parents gendered? By that I mean does "mother" denote female and "father" denote male?