Abused and confused
The status of legal privilege is at a crossroads, but the increased regulatory pressure in business means privilege has never been more important for in-house lawyers. Sophie Evans reports on this month's Legal Director Benchmarker survey, in association with Simmons & Simmons
In-house lawyers are witnessing abuse of the privilege rules with surprising frequency, even though the rules appear sufficiently clear for a majority of corporate counsel, according to this month’s Legal Director Benchmarker survey.
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