The protection afforded by attorney-client privilege brings about a candid conversation between lawyers and clients. Privilege can attach to communications covering a variety of topics, from responding to a data subject access request (DSAR) to handling a security incident or managing complex and time consuming investigations on a multinational scale. Different privilege rules may apply in different jurisdictions, and a privileged document in England or Wales may not be privileged in the United States.

Our recent client alert provides a summary of the key similarities and differences in relation to privilege across England, Wales and the United States.