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Civil Justice Council publishes report on compulsory alternative dispute resolution

United Kingdom - July 22 2021 The Civil Justice Council published a report last week (dated June 2021) concluding that ADR can be made compulsory for parties to a civil dispute…

Court of Appeal upholds ruling refusing to grant an order restraining a law firm from acting

United Kingdom - May 14 2020 Glencairn IP Holdings Ltd v Product Specialities Inc (t/a Final Touch) [2020] EWCA Civ 609 The Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance on the…

COVID-19 Professional Services: Risk issues around working remotely: data and documents

United Kingdom - April 20 2020 The SRA will expect firms and individuals to have adequate measures in place in this new working environment to keep client information confidential…

Claire Harpur.

Privilege and statements to a third party regarding solicitor/client instructions

United Kingdom - February 10 2020 The Court of Appeal held recently that confidentiality and legal advice privilege are not lost in documents containing or evidencing a client's…

Clare Cotterill.

Application of legal advice privilege is clarified

United Kingdom - February 3 2020 The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment clarifying the application of the dominant purpose test to legal advice privilege. The…