4 May 2022

Contributed by Allen & Gledhill Partner Loong Tse Chuan, Legal Professional Privilege and Professional Secrecy in Singapore: Overview provides an overview of the laws in Singapore relating to the protection available to lawyer-client communications and the best practices for preserving the confidentiality, privilege and secrecy in those communications in business and commercial situations. In the context of privilege and professional secrecy rules, this article also considers the definition of lawyers and clients, the impact of a common interest or joint representation on the applicability of privilege, and the application of privilege in an internal investigation or an M&A transaction.

Reproduced from Practical Law with the permission of the publishers. For further information, visit www.practicallaw.com.