Jun 252015
 
 June 25, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Chloe Smith reports:

The state should not have the power to eavesdrop on conversations between lawyers and clients even in exceptional circumstances, the Law Society and Bar Council have said in a brief to MPs ahead of a parliamentary debate on investigatory powers.

Today’s debate will respond to a government-commissioned review on data law by David Anderson QC published last week, which recommended that lawyers should be granted extra protection from interceptions of communications data.

Read more on The Law Society Gazette.

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