Bayern Legal Limited is a law firm authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a recognised body to provide legal services.
Its registered and or principal place of business is situated at 23 Berkeley Square, London W1J 6HE . The telephone number is +44 207 788 7631
Its designated Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) and Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) is Stephen Abletshauser.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you our Clients primarily for the provision of legal services to you [under the terms of our engagement with you] and for related purposes including:
– updating and enhancing our client records;
– analysis to help us manage our practice;
– filing statutory returns;
– legal and regulatory compliance requirements and obligations.
Our use of that information is subject to your instructions, data protection law and our duty of confidentiality.
Under Data Protection Law you have rights we need to make you aware of:
Right of access – You have a right of access under data protection law to the personal data that we hold about you. we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
Right to rectification – We seek to keep your personal data correct and up to date. You should let us know if you believe the information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
Apart from the above rights, you also have the right to erasure, right to restriction of processing, right to object to processing and data portability under the data protection law.
Our date retention period is normally five (05) years. If, however, we need to retain your records for a period longer than the statutory requirement of five years, we will inform you to obtain your consent.
We will not share your information with any third parties for the purposes of Direct Marketing.
In the course of providing legal services to you and due to the particular nature of the legal services we provide we are required to use third-party service providers based in overseas jurisdictions who provide elements of services on our behalf in those jurisdictions. We may also retain other professional advisers on an ad hoc basis.
We have sourced such professional advisers and third-party service providers upon our assessment of their standards of quality and professionalism, and they are governed by and subject to data protection laws we have contracts in place between ourselves and those third-party service providers for the protection of our Clients confidentiality and rights under data protection laws.
Data Protection in Respect of Money Laundering Checks
We may receive personal data from you for the purposes of our money laundering checks, such as a copy of your passport. These will be processed only for the purposes of preventing money laundering and terrorist financing, or as otherwise permitted by law or with your express consent.
You consent to us retaining such data for longer than the five-year statutory period, unless you tell us otherwise.
Data Protection – Your Obligations
If you send us personal data about anyone other than yourself you will ensure you have any appropriate consents and notices in place to enable you to transfer that personal data to us, and so that we may use it for the purposes for which you provide it to us.