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In-house counsel: a position of privilege?
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • July 3 2015

An important issue for all in-house legal practitioners is maintaining the privilege in legal advice they provide as legal counsel to their employer


Legal advice privilege HK Court of Appeal steers away from Three Rivers
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 3 2015

On June 29, 2015, the Court of Appeal of the HKSAR handed down an important judgment relating to legal advice privilege. The Court of Appeal decided


Fryatt v Preston Mellor Harrison (a firm) 2015 EWHC 1683
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

In this recent decision, the High Court considered the scope of the duty of care owed by solicitors advising a client in relation to taking an option


Another state bar weighs in on legal ethics of advising clients on marijuana
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

Last year, we discussed the pitfalls of trying to cash in on the marijuana bandwagon. We discussed both the seemingly inevitable grassroots movement


Two-filter document culling: the first in a series of blogs explaining an advanced document review technique
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

This is the first in a series of blogs describing a two-filter method for the identification and mass culling of irrelevant documents. The method is


What constitutes knowledge and the development of the Bolam principle
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

When does 'knowledge' constitute choice and choice demonstrate knowledge for the purposes of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980)? Julie Norris and


Is a locked, fenced-in parking lot a "structure"? It is in New Jersey.
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

I was in law school during the Bill ClintonMonica Lewinsky drama. When the pundits seized on Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony about what the


Legal profession uniform law framework to commence in Victoria and New South Wales on 1 July 2015
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

A new regulatory system for the legal profession will commence on 1 July 2015 in New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria. It will create a common legal


In-house counsel update: legal professional privilege independence declines and the purpose dominates
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

Legal professional privilege, also known as client legal privilege, is an important tool to facilitate frank legal advice between lawyer and client


Advocate’s immunity applies to settlement advice
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • June 30 2015

On 21 November 1999 Mr David Kendirjian, the applicant, was injured when a vehicle in which he was travelling collided with a vehicle driven by Ms