UK: Confidentiality - Should Privalege Exist?
The decision of the Law Society to involve itself in the ongoing Three Rivers case to defend the scope of legal professional privilege has been unusually executed by the regulator. Katie Bradford and Chris Warner look at why the society decided to fight its corner
The two Court of Appeal judgments in Three Rivers appeared to undermine a long-established pillar of English Common Law: the right of clients to communicate with their legal advisers in confidence.
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