28th May - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The president of the Law Society has voiced concerns for the future of legal professional privilege after criticising the ‘rushed’ introduction of recent sweeping surveillance powers. Andrew Caplen told the Malaysian Bar Council that the right to consult a legal adviser in confidence, without either having their communications tapped or fearing they might be, was ‘fundamental’ to the right to a fair trial. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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