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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) cannot claim legal advice privilege over early drafts of a letter dated before its in-house lawyers were consulted, the High Court has ruled. 18 Mar 2019
A recent High Court case demonstrates that companies will usually need to carry out their own internal investigations before being able to successfully obtain certain court orders in cases of suspected employee fraud, an expert has said. 14 Jan 2019
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An auction house has failed to establish litigation privilege over correspondence with experts about whether or not a painting it sold was counterfeit, in a case brought by the seller of that painting. 07 Dec 2018
Emails between board members discussing the possible commercial settlement of a dispute can be used against the business in litigation, according to a ruling by the Court of Appeal in London. 05 Dec 2018