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Court of Appeal decides if email advice on avoiding discriminatory dismissal is admissible

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    Curless v Shell International Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1710 CA (0 other reports)

Curless v Shell International Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1710 CA

legal advice privilege | admissibility of evidence | disability discrimination

In Curless v Shell International Ltd, the Court of Appeal upheld the tribunal decision that an email that contained legal advice on how to avoid a discriminatory dismissal is protected by legal privilege because it was not advice to act in an "underhand or iniquitous way".