5 Tips For Defeating Attorney-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The concept of attorney-client privilege dates back to ancient Rome, but many lawyers still struggle with developing and presenting winning arguments to ensure the application of the rule's exceptions — with dire consequences to both the outcome of the case and the attorney-client relationship.

Here are five strategies lawyers can employ to use privilege to their advantage, both offensively and defensively, according to legal experts:

1. Get Out Your Shovel and Start Digging

Always demand a privilege log for documents that are being withheld as privileged,...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.