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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The uncertain boundaries of legal professional privilege. Lawyers are not protected by privilege when giving informal advice. Just as every doctor is accustomed to being pestered by friends and family about their various ailments (real or imagined), so lawyers are familiar with their views being sought on everything from planning spats to package holiday disasters. The law on when such situations will attract legal professional privilege is surprisingly sparse given the frequency with which they occur. Full story - The Lawyer

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