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UK Supreme Court declines to extend scope of legal advice privilege

23 January 2013
Mayer Brown Legal Update
In a judgment delivered on 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal, that legal advice privilege (“LAP”) should not be extended to cover legal advice provided by accountants.


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