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English legal professional privilege and non-lawyers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • July 14 2011

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has recently granted leave to appeal against an English Court of Appeal decision that common law legal professional privilege does not extend to any professional other than a qualified lawyer


Former Olympus executives trial begins in Tokyo
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • October 10 2012

At the first hearing in the criminal prosecution trial of three former Olympus executives (former Chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, former Executive Vice President Hisashi Mori and ex-auditing officer Hideo Yamada) and Olympus Corporation itself, all three defendants and the company pleaded guilty to all counts in the indictment


Exclusion clauses part 1: drafting tips
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 23 2009

It is a common feature of modern business that when contracting commercial parties seek to reduce their potential liability in whole or part


Circular transactions in Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 10 2010

Herbert Smith's May 2009 newsletter considered the impact on Japanese companies of high profile cases reported in the global media that had been filed as a result of the economic downturn


The use of "without prejudice except as to costs" offers as a dispute resolution technique
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2009

One of the key factors that must be taken into account when deciding whether to pursue a claim is the potential legal costs involved


Dispute resolution clauses: achieving certainty in contractual drafting
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • March 18 2009

An important issue for Japanese parties entering into contracts with international counterparties is the mechanism for the resolution of disputes and in particular, the familiar choice between arbitration and litigation


紛争回避ニュースレター 第 152 号
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • June 25 2015

タイの新しいクラスアクション法 タイの民事訴訟法は不法行為や契約違反労働権の侵害 を含む民事上の権利侵害に対して大規模な原告グループ によるクラスアクションの提起を可能とするために改正され ました今回の改正は14 年にもわたってクラスアクションに


David Gilmore
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP