Legal privilege in criminal cases

Legal privilege in criminal cases guidance:

Click here to download the latest Legal Privilege & Professional Secrecy 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following...

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The rules relating to privilege, disclosure and waiver can vary widely from one jurisdiction to another. With multi-jurisdictional issues, it is important to seek advice...

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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The effect of Brexit on UK...

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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers the various criteria...

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The aim of this Practice Note is to provide some guidance on the principles of legal professional privilege (LPP) as they apply in criminal investigations and...

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The crime-fraud exception Background A claim to legal professional privilege (LPP) cannot be made for communications which are made for the purpose of the client...

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The aim of this Practice Note is to provide some guidance about how best to ensure that legal professional privilege (LPP) is maintained for the client during the various...

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Background The concept of privilege against self-incrimination, which is commonly referred to as one distinct protection, actually arises from a number of different...

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Legal professional privilege (LPP) is recognised as a fundamental right by the courts in England and Wales. At its heart is an acknowledgement of the need for a client to...

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This Practice Note considers the concepts of joint privilege (being joint retainer or joint interest privilege) and common interest privilege, including where they are...

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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the concept of giving...

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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client relationship no longer...

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