Sports Direct International Plc v The Financial Reporting Council [2020] EWCA Civ 177

Appeal allowed in apart, upholding claim by Sports Direct to legal professional privilege in response to Financial Reporting Council’s request for production of documents for the purposes of an investigation into the company’s auditors: the judge had erred in ordering disclosure of the privileged documents on the grounds that such disclosure would not infringe Sports Direct’s privilege in those documents.

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