Impact of FOIA on legal professional privilege –

Posted September 15th, 2015 in documents, freedom of information, news, privilege by tracey

‘An intriguing summary has emerged on Lawtel (subscription required) of a decision of the Chancery Division (John Jarvis QC) in a case called Hallows v Wilson Barca LLP, which suggests that the duties imposed on public bodies by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) can be relevant to the common law doctrine of legal professional privilege.’

Full story, 14th September 2015