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Published: 04 January 2018

456 Pages


ISBN: 9780198805946

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A new practitioner law publication

The Law of Privilege

Third Edition

Edited by Bankim Thanki QC, Chloe Carpenter, James Cutress, Patrick Goodall QC, Henry King QC, Rebecca Loveridge, Tamara Oppenheimer, Nik Yeo, and Rosalind Phelps QC

  • A leading text on legal professional privilege now fully updated to take account of recent case law, providing a complete source of reference
  • Comprehensive coverage of the thorny issues of privilege, addressing questions which frequently arise in practice
  • Unrivalled in its logical structure and clarity, the text is easy to navigate with a clear and helpful writing style
  • Benefits from an expert author team who were involved in the Three Rivers litigation, providing first-hand experience of privilege in all its applications

New to this Edition:

  • Greater attention to the interpretation of the Legal Services Act 2007 in the context of accountancy firms developing multi-disciplinary practices
  • Increased coverage on privilege as it applies to investigations by regulatory and law enforcement agencies
  • Updated with a great deal of case law since the second edition, including R (on the application of Prudential) v Special Commissioners, Gray v News Group Newspapers, Eurasian National Resources v Dechert LLP, Avonick v Shlosberg, Tesco v OFT, Mohammed v Ministry of Defence, R (Ford) v Financial Services Authority, RBS Rights issue litigation, Citic Pacific Ltd v Secretary for Justice, and many more

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