Attorney-Client Privilege in the Americas: Professional Secrecy of Lawyers

Attorney-Client Privilege in the Americas: Professional Secrecy of Lawyers

CENTRAL LAW Partner J. Humberto Medina Alva and Associate lawyer Marcela Aguilar have collaborated in the Honduras Chapter of the recently printed book Attorney Client Privilege in the Americas- Professional Secrecy of Lawyers which was edited by former president of the American Bar Association (ABA) James R. Silkenat and Dirk Van Gerven and published by Cambridge University press- University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

The book explores rules and attorney client privilege concept of 32 relevant jurisdictions in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.  Representatives of Bar Associations and law firms of those countries like CENTRAL LAW, M & M Bomchil, Brigard & Urrutia, Creel García Cuellar, Aiza y Enríquez, Rodrigo Elías & Medrano, Sullivan & Worcester among others, have included their input according to local laws, ethical rules and case law.

This book is the second volume in a project intended to provide an overview and better understanding of professional secrecy (also known as the attorney-client privilege) around the world.  The first volume examined professional secrecy in the member states of the European Union, the member states of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.

Attorney Client Privilege in the Americas- Professional Secrecy of Lawyers is a useful resource for those working on transactions or litigation which involve several countries.

CENTRAL LAW is a full service law firm born in 2003 which under the premise “Your international Central American firm” is focused in the future of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic advising individuals and companies in the development of their business in the region.

For more information please contact info@central-law.com 
 

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