International Business Machines Corporation v Phoenix International (Computers) Ltd: ChD 28 Jul 1994

The defendant had, by mistake, included in bundles of documents produced on discovery opinions and other legally privileged material.
Held: A competent solicitor would see immediately that these had been disclosed by mistake, and an order was made restraining their use.


Aldous J


[1995] 1 All ER 413


England and Wales

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CitedMohamad Al Fayed v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis CA 29-May-2002
During an action, advice from counsel had been inadvertently disclosed to the claimants. The defendant sought to restrain use of the papers in the trial. It was accepted that the papers attracted legal professional privilege, but the police also . .
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Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.182970