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Security for costs against third parties-Legal update

An application for security for costs can be made by any defendant that faces a claim where, if successful, there is a risk it will not be able to recover its costs. In limited circumstances, as explained further below, a party can seek the provision of security for costs from a third party. This has recently been considered in the RBS Rights Issue Litigation in a judgment handed down in late May 2017.
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Legal Professional Privilege – an update

Author: Will Foster
After a period in which there was relatively little case law or developments in respect of the law of legal professional privilege (“LPP”), there have been several cases in recent years dealing with the extent and limitations of LPP, both legal advice privilege (“LAP”) and litigation privilege.
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