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Who is the Client for the Purposes of Legal Advice Privilege? English High Court Confirms Narrow Scope of Legal Advice Privilege
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 5 2017

UK Legal Advice Privilege - A Primer British law provides two types of privilege: 1. Legal advice privilege 2. Litigation privilege Where litigation

Brexit - UK Files for Divorce From European Union
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 29 2017

On 29 March 2017, the UK government delivered the formal notice to the other EU Member States that it is leaving the EU. The Brexit process is now

Privilege in cross-border investigations and litigation: Implications of The RBS Rights Issue Litigation in the English High Court
  • Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 15 2017

Although the laws relating to legal professional privilege in England and attorney-client privilege in the US share a common underlying policy

Cross-Border Internal Investigations & Privilege: English High Court Orders Disclosure of Interview Notes
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 21 2017

The English High Court has recently ruled that transcripts, notes and other records of interviews with employeesex-employees

Regulatory Law Update: Legal Privilege in Internal Investigations
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 2 2017

The High Court in London has recently held that documents produced by lawyers during an internal investigation may not attract legal privilege

High Court Rules That Witness Interview Notes Are Not Covered by Legal Advice Privilege
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 9 2017

In December 2016, the English High Court ruled that transcripts, notes and other records of witness interviews prepared by in-house and external

Legal update on regulatory and investigations - December 2016
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 15 2016

All in all, the headache is far from over for Tesco. In the interim, it has released the following statement: "We note the decision of the SFO to

Legal advice privilege: who is the client?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 12 2016

An English judge has put a narrow interpretation on who can be considered to be a lawyer's client for the purposes of legal advice privilege. This

AI and the Law: Hype vs Reality
  • Brightflag
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 7 2016

According to this recent article about ‘robot judges’ we are already living in the future. Of course, the headline is deliberately provocative - in

What US GCs Should Know About Evidence in English Litigation
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 21 2016

We address the differences between the systems in the UK and the US as a matter of general principle - but the approach to the issues identified may