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Tax accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2013

Subject to limited exceptions, communications involving legal advice between a lawyer and his or her client are privileged. As a result, a client can

Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work

Waiver of privilege: deployment and cherry-picking

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

A recent tribunal decision has given a reminder of when a waiver of privilege will (or will not) extend further than a party intends: Fisher v HMRC 2012 UKFTT 335

HMRC v Charman

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2012

In the recent case of HMRC v Charman 2012 EWHC 1448 (Fam), HMRC failed in its bid to obtain documents produced in a high profile divorce case

Privilege and tax advice

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2010

The Court of Appeal heard an appeal in July 2010 against the decision that privilege protects legal advice given by a lawyer and not to legal advice given by a non-lawyer such as an accountant

Undeclared offshore income

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

On 11 September, the European Union officially confirmed a further round of economic sanctions against Russia in response to the continued crisis in

UKSC declines to extend privilege to legal advice given by non-lawyers

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2013

Not a surprising result, but a significant decision. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) devised a tax avoidance scheme, which the Prudential group of

Deducting benefits falling outside the CRU recovery scheme

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 25 2009

The Compensation Recovery Unit will seek to recover benefits paid to claimants which are listed in Schedule 2 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997

LPP: naked self interest replaced by functionality?

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2013

In a landmark decision involving the great and the good of the legal world, the Supreme Court has confirmed that legal professional privilege (LPP

It’s an asset just not a marital one!

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 21 2012

We frequently advise spouses who have significant assets generated prior to their marriage, or who have assets in a trust tax shelter