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Asbestos Update

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Asbestos Update

High Court rules against destruction of documents

Documents which were to be destroyed following litigation can be shared with those not involved in the original litigation, the High Court has ruled. The Asbestos Victims Support Group Forum, represented by Harminder Bains, a partner in the industrial disease team at Leigh Day, took the case to the High Court. Leigh Day said the landmark decision sets a precedent for all cases enabling vital documents to be made public outside of the litigation.

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