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Implied waiver of legal professional privilege
Record ID:
36086
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2009
Author:
Avis, Julia ; Cahill, Emma ;
Source:
LIJ (2009) 83 No 4
Date_of_entry:
04/05/2009
Legislation:
Evidence Act 1995 (Cth)
Evidence Act 2008 (Vic)
Evidence Act 1995 (NSW)
Evidence Act 2001 (Tas)
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic)
Notes:
Last year the High Court in Osland confirmed that, under the common law, limited disclosure of legal advice will not necessarily effect a waiver of privilege.
Section:
Feature
Cases:
Ampolex v Perpetual Trustee Co (Canberra) Limited (1996) 40 NSWLR 12 ; Mann v Carnell (1999) 201 CLR 1 ; Bennett v CEO of Customs (2004) 140 FCR 101 ; Osland v Department of Justice [2008] HCA 37 ; Pratt Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation (2004) 136 FCR 357 ; Commissioner of Australian Federal Police v Propend Finance Pty Ltd (1997) 188 CLR 501 ; Switchcorp Pty Ltd v Multiemedia Ltd [2005] VSC 425 ;
Month:
April


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