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DISCLOSURE: A new dawn?

18 April 2017  

James Lister evaluates whether the Court of Appeal has established a new approach to disclosure and data protection

In February 2017, the Court of Appeal handed down their judgment in Dawson-Damer & Ors v Taylor Wessing LLP [2017]. In the few weeks since then, much has already been written about the judgment and its impact on trust law and data protection issues alike: does the court’s judgment herald a new approach to well-enshrined principles of disclosure and data use?

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    B v Auckland District Law Society [2003] UKPC 38

    Breakspear v Ackland [2008] WTLR 777

    Dawson-Damer & ors v Taylor Wessing LLP & ors [2016] WTLR 253

    Durant v FSA [2003] EWCA 1746

    Re Londonderry [1965] Ch 918

    Schmidt v Rosewood Trust [2003] WTLR 565 PC (IOM)