R (on the application of A and another) v Central Criminal Court and another; C and another v Central Criminal Court and another

Search warrants seeking claimants' phones not failing on account of legal professional privileged material – . The Divisional Court, in substantially dismissing the claimants' judicial review proceedings, held that warrants did not fail the first set of access conditions on account of legal professional privileged materials, which had been expressly excluded from their scope, or excluded material, there having been reasonable grounds for having believed that the phones had not contained excluded material. However, two claimants were entitled to declarations that there had been a breach of s 16(5)(b) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, as the warrants had not been produced to them prior to seizure of their phones.

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