Litigation Recent Decisions 18/07/95

Privileged communications between client and solicitor

Barclays Bank v Eustice (1995)

CA (Butler-Sloss LJ, Aldous LJ and Schiemann LJ) 6/7/95.

Summary: Communications between solicitor and client relating to a proposed undervalue transaction to be disclosed.

Defendant's appeal against an order made on the application of the plaintiff bank under s.423 Insolvency Act 1986 and an order under s.123 for disclosure of documents passing between the appellant and his legal adviser concerning an alleged undervalue transaction.