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English High Court considers whether documents which "infer" legal advice are privileged

5 December 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In a judgment dated 10 November 2017 in Re Edwardian Group Ltd, the English High Court considered an application for disclosure of documents which had been heavily redacted on the grounds of privilege. The court was required to decide whether privilege attaches to documents from which the substance of the legal advice can be inferred, even though the substance is not expressly revealed.

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