Appeal court rejects attempt to allow privilege for accountants
The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt to allow accountants to benefit from legal professional privilege (LPP) in a high-profile ruling. The ruling handed down today (13 October) rejected the contention of insurance company Prudential that the advice of accountants in relation to tax law could be covered by LPP, which would protect it from being disclosed to third parties.
The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt to allow accountants to benefit from legal professional privilege (LPP) in a high-profile ruling.
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