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Stephen Netherway

Stephen Netherway is a partner at Devonshires

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A recent case examined whether or not a party is free to change experts

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Legal Focus: Data is becoming the new currency and brings legal challenges along with it

It is not enough to simply use data and the automated processes that may be driven by it – businesses need to demonstrate it is complete and it is being used ‘ethically’

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