News 31 Jan. 2024

Curtis Attorneys Authored a Note Titled “Legal Professional Privilege and Professional Secrecy: Overview (Italy)”

Partner Irene Petrelli and associates Valerio Salvatori and Francesco Sorace authored a note published on Practical Law, Thomson Reuters’ platform providing legal know-how for business lawyers.

The note, titled “Legal Professional Privilege and Professional Secrecy: Overview (Italy),” offers a comprehensive examination of the concepts of legal privilege, legal confidentiality, and professional secrecy in the Italian legal system, focusing on the parties’ disclosure obligations, the notions of “lawyer” and “client” for the purposes of the application of the legal professional privilege and professional secrecy, as well as the interference of third-party interests in the evaluation on privilege rules.

The note is accompanied by a summary chart, providing quick and direct answers to frequently asked questions on the topic.

The note is available at this link.

The summary chart is available here.