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Alphington Developments Pty Ltd (ACN 164 529 864) v Amcor Limited (ACN 000 017 374) (No 4) [2021] VSC 6

PRACTICE AND PRODECURE
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Commercial Court
Judge(s): 
Daly AsJ
Parties: 

Alphington Developments Pty Ltd (ACN 164 529 864) v Amcor Limited (ACN 000 017 374) (No 4)

Judgment Date: 
20 January 2021
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PRODECURE - Legal professional privilege - Whether communications made for the dominant purpose of providing legal advice or for the provision of professional legal services for the purpose of legal proceedings or anticipated legal proceedings - Where recipient of subpoena is not the privilege holder - Whether communications with third parties attract legal professional privilege - Pratt Holdings Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation (2004) 136 FCR 357 referred to and applied - The Oswal Matters - Pre Trial Discovery and Privilege Applications [2016] VSC 386 referred to - Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) s 131 - Whether communications made in connection with an attempt to negotiate settlement of a dispute.

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