Category Archives: Independent Legal Advisors (ILAs)

Interviews in corporate internal investigations: Andrew Smith’s article published in GIR magazine

Interviews in corporate internal investigations: admissibility and ILAs Andrew Smith at Corker Binning in London considers the admissibility of internal investigation interviews in English criminal proceedings where lawyers have failed to provide a witness with an Upjohn warning or the offer of an independent legal advisor. This article considers the admissibility in English criminal proceedings of […]

Interviews in corporate internal investigations: admissibility and the role of ILAs

This article examines the admissibility in English criminal proceedings of interviews conducted in corporate internal investigations. This is an underexplored subject. There are two possible reasons for this. First, the practice of internal investigations, and the relationship between an internal investigation and the criminal process, has received no judicial scrutiny in England beyond a small […]