I have just received the bizarre response below to a formal request signed by the Client confined to disclosure of the name of the Duty Solicitor that acted for him.
There seems to be a fundamental refusal to comply with GDPR. I have complained to their Data Controller but am wondering about involving the ICO.
Police Station Advice Coordinator
07973 259382 (24 Hours)
Secure email: firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Duty Solicitor Enquiries <email@example.com>
Sent: 07 March 2021 14:49
To: Harvey Fox <Harvey.Fox@freemanssolicitors.net>
Thank you for your enquiry, I have reviewed the request that has been outlined in your email.
Please see the work completed below:
This case is allocated to another firm meaning that we will not be allowed to provide details of the suspect.
I have also spoken to custody and they have no record of this on their systems.
We could suggest that you call the station and arrange this with them, then custody can call us back to update us.
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us again.
Meysa - DSCC Admin
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