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Legal professional privilege protection available to taxpayers too

Legal professional privilege protection available to taxpayers too

by Emil Brincker

In a litigious context, the doctrine of legal professional privilege provides that communications between an attorney and a client are protected from disclosure in litigious proceedings. The protection afforded to a litigant in terms of this doctrine is aimed at encouraging and protecting the full and honest disclosure of information by clients to their legal advisors when seeking legal advice, which is necessary for the...

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