Letter to Ms Eileen Eggington QPM from
David Price Solicitors & Advocates
We write further to our letter of 11 June and your
response of 20 June.
We note what you say in relation to the Mail on Sunday
article. However, you have not addressed all the questions that
1. You do not appear to take issue with
the fact that an employee of a solicitor owes a duty of confidence
to the clients of the solicitor's firm and to the solicitor employer.
Please let us know whether you accept this proposition.
2. Furthermore please let us know whether
you accept that the duty of confidence continues after the termination
3. Please also let us know whether you accept
that a third party who receives the information from the employee
also owes a duty of confidence to the solicitor and clients of
4. Do you accept that you have been given
information concerning our client's practice by Mrs Gresty?
5. If so, please let us know what information
has been provided to you.
6. Do you accept that you induced Mrs Gresty
to disclose such information?
7. What have you done with the information
that has been provided to you by Mrs Gresty?
8. Are you intending to make any further
disclosure of any information that you have received from Mrs
9. Do you have any documents emanating from
our client's practice?
10. If so, please identify the documentation.
11. Insofar as any documentation that you once
had but no longer have in your possession or control, please identify
the documentation and let us know what has become of it.
12. Will you give our client an undertaking not
to disclose any information concerning her practice that you have
acquired from Mrs Gresty?
We look forward to hearing from you within 7 days
failing which proceedings will be issued without further notice.
7 November 2001