Legal Privilege

December 2016 | Scott H.D. Bower, Joan D. Bilsland, Gabrielle Maunier and Brian N. Monaco
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. Our lawyers are happy to provide you with legal advice particular to your circumstances.