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PRIVILEGE: Accidents will happen

28 September 2017  

Susan Rosser and Jonny Cohen consider a recent case of accidental disclosure

In the recent case of Atlantisrealm Ltd v Intelligent Land Investments (Renewable Energy) Ltd [2017], the Court of Appeal considered again the principles that should be applied in granting equitable relief to a party which has inadvertently disclosed privileged materials to the other side.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Al-Fayed & ors v The Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis & ors [2002] EWCA Civ 780

    Atlantisrealm Ltd v Intelligent Land Investments (Renewable Energy) Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1029

    Guinness Peat Properties Ltd v Fitzroy Robinson Partnership [1987] 1 WLR 1027

    Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA & ors v Director of the Serious Fraud Office (No 2) [2014] EWCA Civ 1129