Legal Professional Privilege for the Public Sector


Sydney: 15 November 2017


8.45am for 9.00am - 12.45pm


$653 per person
$588 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$556 per person if in a group of three or more


Sydney: Level 15, 1 Bligh Street

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 

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This workshop explores the principles of legal professional privilege specifically within government agencies, giving you a thorough refresher on what can be a difficult practical issue.

Who should attend?

  • In-house counsel
  • Legal managers
  • Officers.

What we’ll cover

  • The elements of privilege
  • Common interest privilege
  • Joint privilege
  • Privilege issues when dealing with third parties
  • Privilege and in-house lawyers
  • Waiver of privilege – express waiver and implied waiver
  • Waiver in a government context
  • Voluntary disclosure of the substance of legal advice
  • Issue waiver

What you’ll learn

You’ll develop an understanding of the key principles of legal professional privilege.

What our clients say

"It's always great to listen to Barry and Eleanor. Their anecdotal examples assist with insight into the matter."

“The course will assist in day-to-day work and queries from clients regarding sharing and waiving legal advice.”

“I now have knowledge of the potential issues around privilege and when and how it will apply.”

"This workshop has helped immensely with an application I'm currently processing. Thank you!"

"I've developed the required understanding of the potential issues around privilege and when and how it will apply."

Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.