Data about individuals who apply for employment or partnership with the firm

  What we collect Source Purpose Legal basis Recipients
Contact information Name

Home and work addresses

Landline/mobile phone or fax numbers

Email addresses

Previous addresses

Individual himself or herself

Recruitment agency

For contacting individuals where we need to do so

For obtaining/verifying evidence of identity

Our legitimate interest in processing such information in the course of their prospective employment or their prospective role as a member (partner) of the firm UK regulatory and law enforcement bodies, where required of us under UK law or regulation

Our service providers (such as data storage, typing, administrative support and audit)

Employment information: Position/Title

Employment history and CV

References from previous employees

Professional specialisms

Education and qualifications

Practicing certificate details and caveats

Practicing certificate status

Various test scores as appropriate – MOT, 16pf, Watson Glazer, professional qualifications

Salary and benefits

Disciplinary record

Date of birth

Individual himself or herself

Recruitment agency

Previous employers

SRA/Law Society

External testing/assessment body

For assessing their suitability for the role

For considering potential package and offer

Our legitimate interest in processing such information in the course of their prospective employment or their prospective role as a member (partner) of the firm Our service providers (such as data storage, typing, administrative support and audit)

Recruitment agency to communicate offer details (if any)

Interests Professional and personal interests

Languages spoken

Individual himself or herself

Recruitment agency

For assessing their suitability for the role Our legitimate interest in processing such information in the course of their prospective employment or their prospective role as a member (partner) of the firm Our service providers (such as data storage, typing, administrative support and audit)
ID document information Information contained in or provided to us as part of our recruitment or take on process. This includes details included in copy personal photo and residential ID documents we receive

Visa documentation (right to work in the UK)

Individual himself or herself

Recruitment agency

For obtaining/verifying evidence of identity

In order to confirm that the individual is entitled to work in the UK

Security and prevention of crime

Our legitimate interest in processing such information in the course of their prospective employment or their prospective role as a member (partner) of the firm

Compliance with a legal obligation

UK regulatory and law enforcement bodies, where required of us under UK law or regulation

Our service providers (such as data storage, typing, administrative support and audit)