Dealing with whistleblowing claims: tips for in-house lawyers

In this Practical Law In-house blog, Marianne Tutin highlights there has been considerable government intervention in whistleblowing in recent years. For example, the government introduced a requirement that a disclosure is not protected unless it is reasonably believed to be made in the public interest. While the interpretation of the “public interest” test is considered to be a low threshold for claimants, Marianne reviews its implications for in-house lawyers and how recent cases have demonstrated that the causation defence can be helpful for respondents.

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