Mayer Brown

International Top 30 position: 6
International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 8

UK Supreme Court declines to extend scope of legal advice privilege

In a judgment delivered on 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal, that legal advice privilege (“LAP”) should not be extended to cover legal advice provided by accountants.

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Overview

201 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 3UG
UK

Firmwide revenue 2011 ($m): 2,313
Total lawyers: 1,523
No. of lawyers: 234
Offices: 8
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 309