Tag Archives: privilege

Singapore Law Gazette: Legal Advice Privilege

We are pleased to announced that our case update on the UK Supreme Court decision that accountants are not entitled to assert legal advice privilege, has been picked up and published by the Singapore Law Gazette. The Singapore Law Gazette … Continue reading

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Case Update: Accountants not entitled to assert legal advice privilege

In a previous post, we discussed the case of Walter Lilly & Company Ltd v Mackay & Anor [2012] EWHC 649 (TCC) in which the English High Court held that advice by a claims consultant is not protected by legal professional / … Continue reading

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IBA Rules – Failure to Produce Documents in a Singapore International Arbitration

We considered the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration (the “IBA Rules“) in a previous post. The Singapore case of Dongwoo Mann+Hummel Co Ltd v Mann+Hummel GmbH [2008] 3 SLR(R) 871; [2008] SGHC 67 demonstrates how a tribunal may … Continue reading

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Advice by Claims Consultant not protected by Legal Professional / Advice Privilege

A recent English High Court decision in the case of Walter Lilly & Company Ltd v Mackay & Anor [2012] EWHC 649 (TCC), has reaffirmed the proposition that legal professional privilege does not apply, at common law, in relation to any … Continue reading

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Six things to remember when engaging and working with an expert

Very often, in disputes involving technical aspects, expert evidence can make or break a case. Here is a list of six things to remember when engaging and working with an expert: Make sure your expert is independent To reduce the … Continue reading

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