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Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

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

Limits on a professional’s liability to third parties
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2012

Useful stuff in Arrowhead Capital Finance Ltd v KPMG LLP, 2012 EWHC 1801 (Comm

Scoping out legal advice privilege
  • Bedell Cristin
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2013

The Supreme Court has now given its judgment on the eagerly awaited appeal by Prudential regarding whether or not legal advice privilege should be

UK Supreme Court maintains status quo regarding the application
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2013

On 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court handed down a judgment which dismissed (by a majority of 5 to 2) the latest attempt to extend the application

Does privilege apply to advice from non-legal professions?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2013

In a recent English Judgment concerning R (Prudential Plc and another) v. Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2013 UKSC 1, the Supreme

LPP: naked self interest replaced by functionality?
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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

Privilege and tax advice
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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

Law Society to intervene in Prudential appeal to Supreme Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2011

On 13 April 2011 the Supreme Court granted Prudential permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's decision confirming that legal professional privilege does not extend to tax law advice given by accountants, or to the advice of any professionals other than qualified lawyers (i.e. solicitors, barristers or foreign lawyers): R (on the application of Prudential PLC & Anor) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax & Anor 2010 EWCA Civ 1094

Legal professional privilege does not apply to any professional other than a qualified lawyer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2010

The case of R (on the application of Prudential plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2010 EWCA Civ 1094 dealt with Section 20 Notices, served under s.20 Taxes Management Act 1970

UKSC declines to extend privilege to legal advice given by non-lawyers
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

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