UK-Based Former U.S. DOJ Prosecutor Examines Cross-Border Privilege

May 11, 2017

Publication: Law360

U.S. lawyers conducting internal investigations in the UK should beware that the attorney-client privilege protections they enjoy in the U.S. may not apply in the UK. London-based former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Roger A. Burlingame, along with Washington DC-based lawyer Rachel E. Goldstein, examines legal advice privilege in the UK, including limitations recently invoked by an English High Court ruling, in a recent Law360 article. The cross-border team discusses the limits of attorney-client privilege in UK internal investigations, implications in U.S. actions, and strategies and precautions for lawyers conducting investigations in the UK.

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