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Lawyers hope for appeal against UK court’s narrow privilege definition in RBS case

By Waithera Junghae

15 December 2016

Lawyers hope for appeal against UK court’s narrow privilege definition in RBS case

A UK High Court judge’s ruling that privilege does not attach to interview notes prepared by employees for the purpose of obtaining legal advice severely restricts the protection that is afforded to communications between lawyers and their clients, practitioners say.