The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in The Civil Aviation Authority v The Queen on the application of Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 35 found that legal advice privilege (LAP) is subject to a “dominant purpose” test, and also considered how LAP applies in the context of multi-addressee emails which include both lawyers and non-lawyers as recipients.

Julian CopemanAnna Pertoldi and Maura McIntosh have published an article in PLC Magazine which considers the decision and its implications. Click here for a copy of the article, which first appeared in the March 2020 issue of PLC Magazine: Or click here for our previous blog post on the decision.