Respect the client’s right to legal privilege – MPs warned – The Bar Council

Posted November 2nd, 2015 in bills, investigatory powers, legal profession, press releases, privilege by tracey

‘The statutory protection of legally privileged communications between lawyers and their clients should be high on the agenda when Parliament debates major new surveillance legislation next month. The Bar Council and The Law Society have called for legal professional privilege to receive statutory protection in the forthcoming Investigatory Powers Bill.’

Full press release

The Bar Council, 22nd October 2015