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It is insufficient for a party to litigation to withhold documents from disclosure by describing them as "by their nature privileged" without providing further information about those documents, the High Court has said. 14 Nov 2016
A lender was entitled to rely on communications with a debtor concerning the restructuring of a debt during court action to recover the money, even though those documents were headed "without prejudice and subject to contract", the High Court has said. 22 Oct 2014
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Law firms that lobby the government on behalf of clients will not need to disclose any information protected by legal professional privilege (LPP) when a new statutory register is up and running, the UK government has confirmed. 18 Sep 2014
Highly confidential documents that were subject to legal professional privilege (LPP) did not lose this status when they were emailed by a party to his girlfriend, who then forwarded them to and accessed them through her work email account, the High Court... 28 Apr 2014
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