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By Andrew EastwoodKate Meikle and Danielle Briers

What types of activities and documents created in an investigation might attract a claim for legal professional privilege? We revisit our hypothetical whistleblower investigation and discuss the steps recommended to preserve privilege during an investigation, including in the context of Board reports.

About the series

Our Australian dispute resolution experts present LPP: The Legal Privilege Podcast, where we unpack the tricky concept of legal professional privilege (LPP) and apply some key principles to practical scenarios.

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Graeme Johnson

Consultant, Sydney

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Andrew Eastwood photo

Andrew Eastwood

Partner, Sydney

Andrew Eastwood
Christine Wong photo

Christine Wong

Partner, Sydney

Christine Wong
Ante Golem photo

Ante Golem

Partner and Joint Global Head of Construction & Infrastructure Disputes, Perth

Ante Golem
Jacqueline Wootton photo

Jacqueline Wootton

Partner, Brisbane

Jacqueline Wootton
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Danielle Briers

Executive Counsel, Sydney

Danielle Briers
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Kate Meikle

Executive Counsel, Sydney

Kate Meikle
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Brendan Donohue

Senior Associate, Melbourne

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