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SFO criticised for "material" public law errors in failing to "squarely address" its disclosure obligations by not challenging a company’s claim of legal professional privilege

May 2018
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In the recent judicial review proceedings of R (on the application of AL) v Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) & (1) XYZ Ltd (2) ABC LLP (3) MS (4) DJ (Interested Parties), the High Court judgment, given by Mr Justice Green, criticised the SFO for failing to meet its duty of disclosure to a defendant in criminal proceedings.


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