EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE CLARIFIES THE SCOPE OF LEGAL PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGE (LPP) UNDER EU LAW

On 10 January, Wilmer Hale published a Litigation Alert saying that on 8 December, the ECJ, the EU’s highest court, delivered a landmark ruling clarifying that legal professional privilege (LPP) is protected not only as part of the rights of defence but also under the right to protection of private communications.  Against this background, the alert summarises the current state of play and the ruling main implications for companies doing business in Europe.

https://wilmerhalecommunications.com/e/dekijx64sqr6rq/34d69d11-97de-4c1f-ab9d-fc526c987873

https://www.buymeacoffee.com/KoIvM842y

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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