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High Court rejects claim to litigation privilege in advice from accountants on tax structure

United Kingdom - October 6 2020 In a recent decision, the High Court has held that advice from accountants on a proposed new tax structure was not prepared for the dominant purpose...

Michael Hunt, Maura McIntosh, Anna Pertoldi.

High Court says bank need not comply with numerous and repetitive DSARs which were being used for a collateral purpose

United Kingdom - September 24 2020 The High Court has dismissed a Part 8 claim against a bank for allegedly failing to provide an adequate response to the Claimant’s Data Subject...

Ceri Morgan, Nihar Lovell, Miriam Everett.

Judicial Update on operation of the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

United Kingdom - September 22 2020 The judiciary has today published an Update on the operation of the Disclosure Pilot Scheme which has been operating in the Business and Property...

Maura McIntosh, Anna Pertoldi.

High Court gives guidance on availability of summary judgment and frustration in contractual disputes

Nigeria, United Kingdom - June 16 2020 A recent High Court decision is a good example of the court’s willingness to deal with questions of contractual interpretation on a summary basis in...

Jade Hu, Ceri Morgan.

High Court takes expansive view of when reference to legal advice may result in broader waiver

United Kingdom - June 15 2020 The High Court has held that a bank waived privilege in all contemporaneous communications with its lawyers relating to particular transactions that...

Maura McIntosh, Anna Pertoldi.