The applicability of the Riddick undertaking where the discovered documents allude to serious criminal wrongdoing - An update on Amber Compounding Pharmacy Pte Ltd & Anor v Priscilla Lim Suk Ling & Ors  SGHC 269
11 May 2020
The Riddick principle is an essential and integral part of the discovery process in Singapore. But what happens where a plaintiff uncovers documents which allude to serious criminal wrongdoing by the defendant?
This article examines the High Court’s decision in Amber Compounding Pharmacy Pte Ltd & Anor v Priscilla Lim Suk Ling & Ors  SGHC 269, in which the issue recently arose.
In light of the decision in Amber Compounding, companies are urged to consult their solicitors and carefully scrutinise documents being disclosed to ensure that privilege over these documents, if any, is not inadvertently waived.
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