The High Court has ordered international law firm Dechert to cease acting for the principal creditor of a Russian businessman because it is also acting for his trustees in bankruptcy and has access to thousands of documents that are covered by legal professional privilege.Mr Justice Arnold found that the safeguards which had been put in place by Dechert did not provide “adequate protection”.

Source: Litigation Futures High Court orders solicitors to cease acting for client – Litigation Futures

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