The attorney-client privilege is the core principle of relationship between advocates of AB "Cierech, Neviadouski and Partners" and clients that guarantees confidentiality of communications between a client and an attorney.
According to the legislation on advocate's activities of the Republic of Belarus, the attorney-client privilege protects:
the issues in connection with which the client has requested assistance of an attorney-at-law;
the content of consultations, explanations and other information provided by the attorney-at-law to the client;
the data communicated by the client on circumstances of the crime related the criminal case in which the attorney-at-law defended the client’s rights, freedoms and interests;
commercial secrets of the client;
information about the client's private life.
No information protected by the attorney-client privilege can be obtained from the attorney-at-law and used as evidence in civil, administrative or criminal processes. It is forbidden by law for state authorities, officials and other persons to request such information from attorneys-at-law.
The attorneys of the Advocates bureau "Cierech, Neviadouski and Partners" have no rights:
to disclose the information covered by the attorney-client privilege not only in the process of legal assistance but also after termination of agreement with the client;
to give evidence in any circumstances covered by the attorney-client privilege ;
to perform any action that jeopardizes the trust relationship with the client.
The attorney-client privilege has no time limit.