This guide to solicitor-client privilege and litigation privilege does not replace specific legal advice.
Legal Privilege -
Privilege provides special protection that exempts certain documents and other forms of communication from having to be disclosed in legal proceedings. Its protection is powerful, but it can be easily lost if the privileged information is handled incorrectly. This guide has been created to provide basic information about privilege in Canadian law and suggest ways to protect it. For example, the guide elaborates on the following steps that we suggest be taken to best protect privilege...
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