Legal professional privilege and employment law – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted February 27th, 2013 in accountants, employment tribunals, legal profession, news, privilege by sally

“In R (on the application of Prudential Plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another [2013] UKSC 1 a majority of the Supreme Court held that legal advice privilege does not extend to protect legal advice given by professionals who are not lawyers and that it is for Parliament, not the courts, to decide whether and how the privilege should be extended.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 19th February 2013