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Submitted: 01 May 2018
The Divisional Court has added support to the proposition that litigation privilege is not available in a criminal context until the prosecution authorities have decided actually to prosecute.
Submitted: 12 March 2018
Submitted: 05 March 2018
A recent High Court judgments suggests that a party controlling litigation pursuant to a "conduct of claims" clause in an SPA cannot benefit from litigation privilege.
Submitted: 01 March 2018
This blog post considers the common interest privilege issues arising out of the judgment of Andrew Smith J in Accident Exchange Ltd & Anor v McLean & Ors.
Submitted: 20 February 2018
The Criminal Court of Appeal considered a claim for litigation privilege over documents generated when matters were still at an investigatory stage, agreeing with the analysis in ENRC as to when a criminal prosecution can be said to be in reasonable contemplation.
Submitted: 08 February 2018
In Bilta v RBS the court held that notes of interviews made in the course of an investigation were covered by litigation privilege. How did this case differ from SFO v ENRC?
Submitted: 02 February 2018
This blog post considers the situation where evidence is sought from a potential witness who owes a duty of confidentiality to another.
Submitted: 29 January 2018
This blog post looks at Accident Exchange Ltd & Anor v McLean & Ors  EWHC 23 (Comm) which examines the crime-fraud exception to privilege in the context of a major motor credit hire fraud.
Submitted: 15 January 2018
This blog post examines a recent US case on waiver of privilege the facts of which would, if repeated before an English Court, quite probably lead to a similar decision.
Submitted: 03 January 2018
In July 2018 the Court of Appeal will hear the appeal in SFO v ENRC, a case with major implications for privilege.
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