Draft letter concerning privileged material inadvertently sent to opponent
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Draft letter concerning privileged material inadvertently sent to opponent

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  • Draft letter concerning privileged material inadvertently sent to opponent

Dear [insert organisation name]

We write to inform you that [we OR our client] inadvertently sent you privileged material by way of [our letter and attachments dated [insert date]] and to request the immediate return of that material.

The documents in question are [identify the documents with precision].

In respect of [identify document(s) or classes of document(s)], these are protected by legal advice privilege. Each is a communication between a lawyer and the client which had the purpose of seeking or providing legal advice and which was and remains confidential, or is a record of such a communication which was and remains confidential.

[The ‘client’ for these purposes is [identify ‘client’ group within a corporate body].]

[In respect of [identify document(s) or classes of document(s)], these are protected by litigation privilege. Each is a communication between a lawyer and the client [or a third party] for the dominant purpose of actual or

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