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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


Tax accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


Landmark US Supreme Court decision may extend US tax benefits to UK civil partners
  • Butler Snow LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 28 2013

On Wednesday, 26 June 2013, the US Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which limits the definition of


Be prudent with privilege: Legal advice from non-lawyers is not privileged under English and Bermuda Law
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • Bermuda, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

In its first major judgment of 2013, R (on the application of Prudential plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2013


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


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


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


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