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Waiving legal professional privilege (AG v VD)

Published on: 22 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Waiving legal professional privilege (AG v VD)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Family analysis: Within proceedings under Part III of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (MFPA 1984), the court concluded that there had been a waiver of legal advice privilege by the wife such as to allow the husband to obtain disclosure of certain documentation and gave a thorough consideration to when legal advice privilege can be waived. Chris Bryden, barrister, at 4 King’s Bench Walk analyses the issues. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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