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Court of Appeal confirms dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege (R on the application of Jet2.com Ltd v Civil Aviation Authority (Law Society of England and Wales intervening))

Court of Appeal confirms dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege (R on the application of Jet2.com Ltd v Civil Aviation Authority (Law Society of England and Wales intervening))
Published on: 03 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal confirms dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege (R on the application of Jet2.com Ltd v Civil Aviation Authority (Law Society of England and Wales intervening))
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Following an exhaustive examination of the authorities, the Court of Appeal confirmed that the dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege, and set out how best to approach multi-addressee communications between lawyers and non-lawyers. Written by Barry Smith, associate, at Scarmans. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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