Katie Philipson and Alasdair McDowell discuss the thorny topic of privilege, providing an outline explanation of the doctrine, some tips on how to determine whether a document is privileged, and some useful information for in-house lawyers to bear in mind.
Privilege is a complex but important concept. Failing to understand it’s operation or to consider its implications may mean litigants are obliged to produce damaging documents
to their opponents and the court that could otherwise be protected by privilege.
This video will be followed next week by a video dealing with some specific privilege scenarios that litigants may encounter, the issue of waiver or loss of privilege, and also of the iniquity exception.