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​CWJ is an award-winning regional firm of Solicitors based in Orpington, Kent serving private individuals, businesses and organisations. With commercial clients ranging in size from sole traders to large public companies and other institutions such as schools, charities and medical practices, we have accumulated extensive experience of the legal issues faced by businesses and other organisations.



The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force across Europe and the UK on 25 May 2018.
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