Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

UK Court of Appeal restores boundaries of litigation privilege

06 September 2018

UK Court of Appeal restores boundaries of litigation privilege From left to right: Nathan Willmott, Clare Reeve and Joseph Ninan

The head of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s global investigations practice, Nathan Willmott, senior associate Clare Reeve, and associate Joseph Ninan, welcome the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in SFO v ENRC, but ponder whether the ruling makes the question of how legal advice privilege applies to regulatory internal investigations largely academic.