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Court of Appeal rules that dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege

29 January

The Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in v Civil Aviation Authority  [2020] EWCA Civ 35, finding that the dominant purpose test (normally associated with litigation privilege) applies in the context of legal advice privilege. The issue arose out of an application for specific disclosure made by Jet2 in underlying judicial review proceedings […]


£150,000 Fine for Misleading Promotions

24 January

Kingstown Associates Ltd, a mail order business with an annual turnover in excess of £20 million and headquartered in Yorkshire, has been fined £150,000 for targeting elderly consumers with misleading advertisements. The company was convicted following trial at York & Selby Magistrates Court of two charges of engaging in unfair commercial practices contrary to the […]