Legal Professional Privilege: Prudential progress to the Supreme Court
On 13 April 2011, the Supreme Court granted leave to appeal from the Court of Appeal`s decision in R (Prudential plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another  that legal professional privilege does not apply to any professionals other than qualified lawyers.
Prudential, who had until 4 May 2011 to decide whether it will proceed with the appeal, has given notice of its intention to appeal to the Supreme Court against the Court of Appeal decision.
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