Legal professional privilege – The Law Society

The Law Society has updated its Practice Note on legal professional privilege to include reference to Addlesee & others v Dentons Europe LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 1600 (survival of privilege after a company is dissolved); Financial Reporting Council v Sports Direct International PLC [2018] EWHC 2284 (Ch) (concerning regulators’ access to privileged material – subject to an appeal in January 2020); WH Holdings Ltd v E20 Stadium LPP [2018] EWCA Civ 2652 (on the scope of litigation privilege); and Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2006 (on the application of privilege against a background of potential criminal litigation, and communications with employees of a company following Three Rivers).  (Subscriber access only.)

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