Professional secrecy: The French Supreme Court confirms that the protection afforded by the unseizability of lawyer-client correspondence extends to all correspondence exchanged in connection with the exercise of the rights of the defence (Cofepp)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. It will be recalled that in a decision rendered on November 25, 2020 concerning the conduct of visit and seizure operations, the Criminal Division of the Court of Cassation confirmed the principle that, if lawyer-client correspondence cannot be seized during visit operations, it is on the express condition that such correspondence concerns the exercise

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, Professional secrecy: The French Supreme Court confirms that the protection afforded by the unseizability of lawyer-client correspondence extends to all correspondence exchanged in connection with the exercise of the rights of the defence (Cofepp), 20 April 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106329, www.concurrences.com

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