Lord Advocate entitled to claim legal advice privilege over emails with in-house lawyers on Rangers proceeds of crime case, judge rules
Correspondence between a senior prosecutor and in-house lawyers at the Crown Office relating to proceeds of crime proceedings against a former administrator of Rangers Football Club “oldco” is protected by “legal advice privilege” and therefore exempt from disclosure, a judge has ruled. David Whitehouse, who is suing the Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC
Court of Session Outer House — 13 May 2019
Rangers shareholder Mike Ashley has lost a legal bid to have a fine imposed on him reversed after a judge in the Court of Session ruled football’s governing body took the right decision.
Court of Session Outer House — 13 June 2016