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Legal advice privilege - ‘dominant purpose’ rule applies to in-house lawyers

United Kingdom - July 29 2020 In Civil Aviation Authority v Jet2.com Ltd 2020 EWCA Civ 35, the English Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

Seb Bisley, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Olly Peers, Peter Niven, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Scott Barker, Willie Palmer, Anita Birkinshaw.

Privilege against self-incrimination - application to partnerships

New Zealand, Australia - July 29 2020 In Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu v Sadie Ville Pty Ltd 2020 FCFCA 23, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia rejected an appeal by Deloitte...

Seb Bisley, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Olly Peers, Peter Niven, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Scott Barker, Willie Palmer, Anita Birkinshaw.

Without prejudice communications - litigants cannot ‘cherry pick’ settlement correspondence

Hong Kong - July 29 2020 The High Court of Hong Kong in Poon v Poon 2019 HKCFI 3003 considered the admissibility of 'cherry-picked' settlement discussions in a dispute...

Seb Bisley, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Olly Peers, Peter Niven, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Scott Barker, Willie Palmer, Anita Birkinshaw.

Waiver of legal advice privilege - need for reliance

United Kingdom - July 29 2020 Two recent English decisions have considered when a reference to privileged information in proceedings will waive the privilege in that information...

Seb Bisley, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Olly Peers, Peter Niven, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Scott Barker, Willie Palmer, Anita Birkinshaw.

Privilege and auditors - who makes the call?

United Kingdom - July 29 2020 A recent decision of the England High Court has held that it is auditors, rather than clients, who should ordinarily assess whether information...

Seb Bisley, David Broadmore, Bridie McKinnon, Kelly Paterson, Oliver Gascoigne, Olly Peers, Peter Niven, Luke Sizer, Annie Cao, Scott Barker, Willie Palmer, Anita Birkinshaw.