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 April 11, 2016  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Law Society of Scotland has warned that despite moves to protect client communications with solicitors, the UK government’s Investigatory Powers Bill could still fall short.

Tim Musson, convener of the Law Society of Scotland privacy law committee, said: “Protecting the privacy of a client’s communications with their lawyer is essential. We are pleased that the UK government accepted the arguments to ensure that protections for client confidentiality would be in the face of the proposed legislation, rather than through a code of conduct, but there are still risks that confidentiality could be breached.

Read more on Scottish Legal News.

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