Privilege/without prejudice

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What is privilege? The core aim of privilege is to protect the confidentiality of communications between clients and their lawyers. Note that the right belongs to the...

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This Practice Note considers the Closed Material Procedure (CMP) which allows the state to disclose sensitive material to the judge without having to disclose the...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on what, if any, collateral or subsequent use can be made of documents disclosed during the course of civil proceedings. This is...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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This Practice Note addresses some issues to consider where you have documents in a foreign language which are potentially relevant to the dispute and which may be...

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Dear [insert organisation name] We write to inform you that [we OR our client] inadvertently sent you privileged material by way of [our letter and attachments dated...

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This precedent draft memo should be read (and potentially be sent) with the relevant precedent draft letter to your client about disclosure: • Draft letter to client...

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IN THE [COURT]Claim no.: [insert claim number] BETWEEN [Insert claimant’s name] Claimant AND [Insert defendant’s name] Defendant AND/OR [Insert defendant’s solicitors...

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Dear [insert organisation name] We write in response to your letter of [insert date] concerning documents you sent to us on [insert date], which you now claim to be...

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[DETAILS OF DEPONENT ETC.] IN THE [COURT]Claim no.: [insert claim number] BETWEEN [CLAIMANT] Claimant and [DEFENDANT] Defendant...

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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: A guide to privilege for in-house lawyers. Written for in-house lawyers, this Practice Note provides...

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The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) confers a general right of public access to information that is held by public authorities which requires a public...

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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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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional secrecy offers...

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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including legal advice...

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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering public interest immunity. For guidance, see:...

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STOP PRESS: On 29 July 2019, the High Court published its decision in R (on the application of National Council for Civil Liberties (Liberty)) v Secretary of State for...

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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to protect confidential...

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This Practice Note explains the without prejudice rule which affects the admissibility of evidence relating to genuine settlement negotiations and describes what makes...

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Filed on behalf of the [claimant OR defendant] Witness statement of [insert initial and surname of witness] Number of witness statement: [insert number of witness...

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