The future of legal professional privilege

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The Court of Appeal's anxiously awaited decision in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited was handed down in September this year, with the Court of Appeal overturning the ruling of the High Court insofar as it related to litigation privilege. We now know that the SFO does not intend to appeal to the Supreme Court (it has, however, warned that it will “continue to thoroughly assess the merits of all privilege claims and remains prepared to challenge those it considers to be ill founded”). Harneys Associate Jacqueline Ziemniak discusses the matter further in a recent article published by Global Legal Chronicle. Download the PDF to read the article.