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  • Legal professional privilege form 2 (LPP2)

    About this form

    Use this form to support your claim for legal professional privilege (LPP) in relation to a communication prepared by an in-house adviser acting as an independent legal adviser.

    Completing this form will assist us in determining whether to accept or challenge your claim. The purpose of this process is to cooperatively reach common ground about the existence or otherwise of LPP, and avoid the need for an adversarial process.

    How to obtain this form

    You can download this form in Portable Document Format (PDF) – Additional questionnaire: In-house legal adviser – Legal professional privilege form 2 (LPP2)This link will download a file (PDF, 216 KB).

    Instructions

    You only need to answer the questions to the extent that they are relevant to your claim.

    Complete this form to support your claim for legal professional privilege (LPP) in relation to a communication prepared by an in-house adviser acting as an independent legal adviser.

    The courts have long held that a ‘bare’ claim for privilege cannot stand without support, so the burden of establishing the existence of a privilege claim rests with you.

    If you do not provide details supporting your claims, we may seek further information or evidence about your claim (including through our information-gathering powers) or commence legal proceedings to determine your claim.

    We will not argue that your responses to the questions posed in this document amount, by themselves, to a waiver of your LPP.

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    Last modified: 21 Mar 2018QC 37613