Legal Privilege

The City meets the outback

Aussies' move towards privilege could lay a marker for the UK

Accountancy Age looks at the Aussies' consideration for extending legal professional privilege to tax advisors - and whether the move down under gives cause for hope for UK tax accountants

17 May 2011

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Mafia links to tax advisors?

Australian finance minister likens accountants to Mafia advisers

06 May 2011

UK Supreme Court by Jaume Meneses

Lawyers to state case against accountants' privilege

The Law Society has said it will make the case against extending professional privilege to accountants

21 Apr 2011

ICAEW mulls another foray into legal privilege battle

Institute considers its level of involvement into landmark legal professional privilege case

19 Apr 2011

You don't have to be legal to be privileged

Supreme Court will hear the case for accountants having legal privilege

19 Apr 2011

Aussie accountants move towards legal privilege protection

Consultation launched in Australia to consider extending legal professional privilege beyond lawyers to accountants

19 Apr 2011

Legal professional privilege battle goes to Supreme Court

Advisers' fight for LPP continues in the courts

18 Apr 2011

Accountancy’s Sisyphean challenge

Accountants fight for privilege is an uphill battle with no end in sight

18 Nov 2010

Does another round of professional privilege in the courts do more harm than good?

12 Nov 2010

Professional privilege battle reaches Supreme Court

Prudential applies for Supreme Court hearing in a bid to receive legal professional privilege on tax advice from PwC

12 Nov 2010

Analysis: Can advisers win legal privilege?

After a second failure in the courts, what options are available for the tax profession to gain legal professional privilege

20 Oct 2010

ICAEW: Legal privilege rules "unsustainable"

ICAEW licks its wounds after courts decide against extending legal professional privilege to tax advisers

13 Oct 2010

Updated: Tax advisers lose bid to extend legal privilege

Legal professional privilege applies only to barristers and solicitors - not tax advisers

13 Oct 2010

Three-quarters want legal privilege for accountants

Exclusive Accountancy Age poll finds 77% think tax advice should be afforded the same confidentiality rights as legal advice

23 Sep 2010

ICAEW prepared to lobby government for legal professional privilege

Institute will lobby government to extend professional privilege to tax advisers if courts fail to do so

04 Aug 2010

Protecting the privilege

The battle is raging over extending legal privilege to tax adviser, but lawyers aren't giving up their special status without a fight

22 Jul 2010

Court battle rages over legal privilege for tax advisers

Judgment in case that could decide if legal professional privilege is extended to include tax advisers not expected until September

22 Jul 2010

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