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McCullough Robertson
An employee could exercise a right to the common law privilege against self-incrimination in a workplace investigation.
Holman Webb
Leave may still be refused, despite satisfying the 'well settled criteria', if the court is provided sufficient reasons.
Holman Webb
Parties must understand that if expert evidence is based too narrowly on a specific estimate, it is susceptible to attack.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article discusses results of recent case which indicates that privilege & privacy are diminished in the hacking & digital age.
Gall
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown, on behalf of its gaming clients, successfully resisted an application for specific discovery in K&L Gates v. Navin Kumar Aggarwal and Others [2019] HKCFI 702 ("Decision").
Hogan Lovells
In recent weeks, courts in England and Hong Kong have taken the opportunity to set out the serious consequences that follow from deliberately breaching disclosure orders made in the context
Herbert Smith Freehills
Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
Mayer Brown
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) prevailed in a judicial review application filed against the regulator in AA & EA v. The Securities And Futures Commission [2019] HKCFI 246 (the "Decision").
Singh & Associates
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of India, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
LexOrbis
The role of experts and their testimony in highly technical matters is indispensable.
Vaish Associates Advocates
This need to change has been very well recognized by the courts as well as the legislature in India.
Nishith Desai Associates
The "without prejudice" rule governs admissibility of evidence and is founded on the public policy of encouraging litigants to settle their differences rather than litigate them towards a conclusion.
Nishith Desai Associates
Litigation privilege will apply to communications between clients and their attorneys if there is reasonable contemplation of criminal proceedings.
Singh & Associates
The dictionary defines it as contradiction is the act of saying something that is opposite or very different in meaning to something else what is said earlier.
Nishith Desai Associates
Legal advice given to avoid, or even settle proceedings which are reasonably contemplated, would receive the same level litigation privilege as in cases of defending or resisting litigation.
WongPartnership LLP
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Singapore, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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In this case, the owners were entitled to terminate the contract for a failure to progress the works with due diligence.
McCullough Robertson
This Glencore decision is a useful commentary on the history and public policy underpinning legal professional privilege.
Singh & Associates
The dictionary defines it as contradiction is the act of saying something that is opposite or very different in meaning to something else what is said earlier.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
There was no legal professional privilege over the Investigation Report as dominant purpose was to determine liability.
Law In Order
This client needed to review email data to provide a hyperlinked list of the most relevant documents for their barrister.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is vital to be aware of the risks & to understand what you can & cannot legally do regarding secretly recording others.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
HC confirms that where otherwise privileged documents are sufficiently public, regulators may use them in their investigations.
Vaish Associates Advocates
This need to change has been very well recognized by the courts as well as the legislature in India.
Jones Day
The doctrine is not enforceable as a "sword" in its own right to prevent other parties from using privileged documents obtained without consent.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Even if a person 'confesses' illegal conduct to police, it does not necessarily mean they should plead guilty in court.
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