Defending the privileged: The Law Society defends the use of privilege in regulatory investigations
16 September 2016
Mayer Brown Legal Update
Over the summer, the Law Society of England and Wales has been consulting with regard to issuing new guidance on legal professional privilege ("LPP") and has issued a draft practice note entitled "Legal Professional Privilege: The Law Society Guidance on its Usage". This consultation follows in the wake of
Lord Neuberger’s speech in March 2016, in which he addressed the role of LPP in internal investigations.