Legal Professional Privilege in England and Wales - Beneficiaries of Litigation Privilege

Beneficiaries of Litigation Privilege

Litigation privilege is only engaged in the context of adversarial proceedings, which excludes investigative or inquisitorial proceedings, such as family law care proceedings. For the purpose of legal advice privilege, the term client does not extend to documents produced by employees for the purpose of being sent to the client's solicitor.

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