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Justice denied for in-house lawyers!
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • September 14 2010

Despite a battle stretching back 28 years, the EU's Court of Justice has today refused to recognise that in-house counsel may give privileged or confidential legal advice in competition matters to their corporate colleagues.


Advocate General says legal professional privilege does not apply to communications with in-house lawyers in European Commission investigations
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 5 2010

Confidential communications with lawyers are privileged - protected in most cases from disclosure in subsequent proceedings or investigations.


Advocate General opinion - legal professional privilege does not apply to communications with in-house lawyers in European Commission investigations
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 4 2010

Advocate General Kokott delivered her Opinion in Akzo Nobel Chemicals Ltd and Akcros Chemicals Ltd v European Commission (Case C-55007P) on 29 April 2010.