When it comes to confidentiality solicitors and barristers are held to an enhanced duty of care than that applied to the rest of us. Not only are you regulated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) like the rest of us, but you will additionally be regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) or Bar Standards Board (BSB) depending on whether you are a solicitor or barrister. Indeed the principle of confidentiality sits at the heart of both solicitors’ and barristers’ professional code of conduct and sloppy management of the document destruction process could land your firm or chambers in hot with the SRA or BSB respectively. And let’s not forget your duty under the Data Protection Act of 1998 & 2000.
For these reasons you undoubtedly require a service, you can depend on for all your document shredding needs. Due to the sensitive nature of client documents such as legal proceedings and communications with Counsel you will surely insist a high level of security is employed when your documents are delivered to our premises for security. Our state-of-the-art delivery and pickup trucks ensure confidential documents leave your care in a secure condition and our service includes a fully certified audit trail. A 'Certificate of Destruction' shall be issued completely at our own cost.
Secure Storage Ltd is based in North West England, the hub for legal practice outside of London. We can serve the many law firms and chambers from Liverpool to Manchester and in towns from Preston to Wrexham for all their shredding needs. Countries we serve include:
Our document destruction service for solicitors is not limited to paper shredding but also includes:
Our services are fully compliant with Law Society practice notes regarding document destruction, particularly when a physical document is to be destroyed with the intent of converting the document to electron format. In this case, the Law Society recommends a record of the document’s destruction is created, particularly if the document relates to a revoked will.
Pick up the phone and call the team on 0151-293-4000 who will run you through the process in greater detail
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