- In Brief: Non-party disclosure of privileged documents (Twin Benefits v Barker)
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- What should Dispute Resolution lawyers take note of?
- What was this case about?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Dispute Resolution analysis: In Twin Benefits v Barker the court considered the scope of CPR 31.17(3), under which the court may order disclosure of documents by non-parties. Clive Freedman, barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings, explores the issue of whether the court could order disclosure of documents which could not be deployed by the applicant as part of its case at trial, as the documents were protected by legal professional privilege.
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