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Legal professional privilege is a concept that protects certain classes of documents from inspection by the other party to the case. Legal advice privilege applies to documents giving advice whether or not litigation is contemplated. Litigation privilege relates to documents coming into existence where litigation is extant or is contemplated or pending. Both fall within the umbrella of legal advice privilege. An attendance note of a hearing will ordinarily fall within litigation privilege and therefore is not required to be provided to the other party.
It may be that the request to provide a copy of the attendance note of the hearing is made in contemplation of an appeal by the respondent. The Family Procedure Rules 2010 (FPR 2010), SI 2010/2955 at FPR 2010, PD 30A, set out what must be included in
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a reduction in their sentence as a result, see Practice Note: Credit for guilty plea. However, the Sentencing Council's overarching guidelines on reduction
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and procedure in the civil courts that have been introduced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For guidance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
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