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English Court of Appeal considers the "unambiguous impropriety" exception to without prejudice privilege

United Kingdom - February 16 2021 The English Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in the case of Motorola Solutions, Inc. and another v Hytera Communications…

Jonathan Cohen

The same damage test - putting a brake on representative actions

United Kingdom, USA - October 30 2020 A significant difference between the US class action model and how collective litigation is generally conducted in England is that US class actions…

James Whitaker

English High Court confirms that communications with foreign lawyers (including "in-house" lawyers) can attract privilege

United Kingdom - September 23 2020 In PJSC Tatneft v Bogolyubov the English High Court has recently confirmed that legal advice privilege extends to communications with…

Jonathan Cohen

Disclosing party to determine privilege

United Kingdom - September 11 2020 In the recent case of A v B and the Financial Reporting Council ("FRC") the Court considered the difficulty facing a regulated body when dealing…

Beth Brown, Richard Evans, Tom Wild

Collective Litigation - understanding the costs risks

United Kingdom - September 8 2020 As we have discussed, the growth of collective claims in the UK, often backed by third party litigation funding, is likely to continue. The costs of…

James Whitaker