Protocol to provide balanced framework for Legal Professional Privilege claims

A new protocol dealing with legal professional privilege (LPP) being developed by the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Tax Office will help avoid unnecessary and protracted disputes over claims of LLP.

The work follows a meeting between Law Council President, Arthur Moses SC, and representatives of the Law Council’s Business Law Section, with the Commissioner of the ATO to discuss concerns of both the legal profession and the ATO about LPP.

Mr Moses has raised concerns with the ATO about recent

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