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 [2010] 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. 

Watch this space for further news!

Posted on: 18/05/2011

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