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Rights to consultants’ documents

January 2010
Rachel Barnes

Consultants are more frequently being required in their appointments to deliver up their drawings and documents to the client – on suspension and/or on termination, for whatever cause.

Such clauses need to be considered carefully as they could give the client rights to documents which they would not have unless they brought a claim or to documents to which they would not normally be entitled because they are privileged.

Rachel Barnes considers the implications of such requirements in the paper Rights to consultant’s documents.

Location: UK

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