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Managing risk: a disputes perspective (2017)

European Union, United Kingdom - May 25 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills recently held its annual disputes client conference exploring some key legal and compliance risks facing major corporates…

Karen Anderson, Andrew Cannon, Kim Dietzel, Paul Lewis, Sarah McNally, Gary Milner-Moore, Andrew Moir, Alexander Oddy, Andrew Procter, Mark Shillito, Jenny Stainsby, Donny Surtani

High Court decision takes restrictive approach to both litigation privilege and legal advice privilege

United Kingdom - May 11 2017 A High Court decision earlier this week has applied a strict approach to litigation privilege in the context of criminal proceedings, finding that…

Rod Fletcher, Maura McIntosh

No litigation privilege where witnesses were deceived as to true purpose of meetings

United Kingdom - December 2 2015 The High Court has rejected a claimant's claim to assert litigation privilege over secret recordings of meetings with potential witnesses (who were…

Maura McIntosh

Pre-contractual statements: when can they come back to bite you?

United Kingdom - November 25 2015 Parties may say all sorts of things when negotiating a contract. Where sophisticated commercial parties are involved, most pre-contractual statements…

Kirsten Massey, Sarah Pollock

High Court confirms legal advice privilege can include lawyer’s summary of facts

United Kingdom - November 5 2015 In a decision handed down earlier today, the High Court has upheld RBS's claim to privilege over certain documents which the bank had been ordered to…

Maura McIntosh