(financial remedies, privilege, confidentiality) W wished to re-open finacial remedy prodeedings embodied in a court consent order. She wished to allege non-disclosure by H of two substantial family trusts. He said that she had known of what she wanted to allege almost three years before and that her delay defeated the claim. She in turn wished to have excluded as subject to legal privilege the contents of an email.
 EWHC 1512 (Fam)
England and Wales
Cited – ZS v FS (Application To Prevent Solicitor Acting) FD 24-Oct-2017
Discosure of Confidences must be at risk
H sought to restrain W’s solicitors from acting. The firm was one of six firms approached to consider representing H, and he now said that certain matters had been diviluged to the firm.
Held: The legal principles were clear, and it was for H . .
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Family, Legal Professions
Updated: 30 December 2021; Ref: scu.547086