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Legal professional privilege and internal investigations—where now?

Legal professional privilege and internal investigations—where now?
Published on: 11 May 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Legal professional privilege and internal investigations—where now?
  • In the light of recent cases, can internal investigation reports and witness statements be covered by LPP?
  • How have we got to this position?
  • In the case of a statement can legal advice privilege attach? Can the client company claim LPP in any event?
  • What practical steps can practitioners take when conducting investigations into corporate criminal offences to protect investigation papers and reports?
  • What is your prediction as to how the law on this area will develop?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Following a number of key cases on legal professional privilege (LPP) and criminal investigations, Esther Schutzer-Weissmann, barrister, of 6KBW College Hill, explains the overall practical impact of the recent decisions on internal investigations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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