Legal advice privilege and preparatory documents

A recent High Court case held that legal advice privilege protects confidential communications passing between a lawyer and his client and does not protect "preparatory" materials even if created for the purpose of enabling lawyers to advise: National Westminster Plc… Read more

Limitation: a game of chance?

A recent Court of Appeal judgment means bad news for defendants and their professional indemnity insurers seeking to defeat a "loss of chance" claim on limitation grounds. Josselyne Cohen v Kingsley Napley [2006] EWCA Civ 66 concerned a claim against… Read more