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Law Lords rule on a case covering a point of law as to whether covert surveillance of discussions between a solicitor and their client infringe rights under the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
The House of Lords is the UK's highest Court of Appeal. A group of Members called the Law Lords, who are highly qualified judges, make case judgments. They also hear and determine appeals. Their decision is final in civil matters for all UK courts and in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for criminal cases.
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