Mr Richard Burger

Richard Burger

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How to scope your internal investigations: another debate on privilege
United Kingdom | 23 May 2017

The High Court recently provided another landmark judgment reaffirming the narrow scope of legal professional privilege. In proceedings between the Serious Fraud Office and Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited (ENRC), ENRC unsuccessfully attempted to protect documents created during internal investigations into suspected bribery and corruption, claiming legal professional privilege.