Legal and privacy policy

Mark Thompson Law

Mark Thompson Law is a solicitor practice authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority – practice number 471045.


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Your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998. Under this Act we will only process any data we hold about you in a lawful and fair manner. We will keep your data securely to prevent unauthorised access by third parties.

Mark Thompson Law is data controller registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office with registration number Z1447825.

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