The claimant had accidentally disclosed a confidential document it should not have done. The defendant argued that there had been a waiver of privilege.
Held: Applying Al Fayed, it could not in these circumstances be said that the mistake was obvious.
 EWHC 2456 (Ch)
England and Wales
See Also – MMI Research Ltd v Cellxion Ltd and others PatC 22-Aug-2007
Application for unless order as regards defendant’s failure to serve defence. . .
Cited – Mohamad 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 . .
Cited – Locabail (UK) Ltd, Regina v Bayfield Properties Ltd CA 17-Nov-1999
Adverse Comments by Judge Need not be Show of Bias
In five cases, leave to appeal was sought on the basis that a party had been refused disqualification of judges on grounds of bias. The court considered the circumstances under which a fear of bias in a court may prove to be well founded: ‘The mere . .
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Updated: 17 February 2021; Ref: scu.347724