Legal professional privilege of advice of the Attorney General

Daniel Kenealy, Stuart MacLennan

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Abstract

Considers whether, in terms of legal professional privilege, the Attorney General's role is equivalent to that of other lawyers when dealing with clients. Looks at how legal privilege operates both at law and in practice. Suggests that Parliament's power to compel the disclosure of legal advice given by the Attorney General to the Government is a political, rather than a legal, issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-87
Number of pages7
JournalCoventry Law Journal
Volume24
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2020

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Legal professional privilege of advice of the Attorney General. / Kenealy, Daniel; MacLennan, Stuart.

In: Coventry Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, 17.01.2020, p. 81-87.

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