Is it Privileged?: What in-house lawyers need to know about privilege

Torys Client Centre
79 Wellington Street West, 33rd floor
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1N2

November 20, 2018 07:45 - 09:30 ET

The legal landscape around privilege is continuously shifting, creating challenges for in-house legal teams. This session will provide a refresher on privilege and address some key developments in Canadian privilege law. We will discuss practical tips and advice to assist in-house counsel navigate the complex world of privilege. In particular, we will discuss the following hot topics:

  • What is common-interest privilege (sometimes called “deal team” or “transactional” privilege), and when does it apply?
  • How is privilege maintained, and in what circumstances is it waived? Can privilege be waived through reckless or careless conduct?
  • How do you address privilege in the context of internal investigations?

7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Seminar

Speakers: Lara Guest, Jeremy Opolsky and Sarah Whitmore

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Ontario: This program is eligible for 1.5 Professionalism hours.

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