eLearning & Toolkits
Accidental Waiver of Privilege
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. Description: This eLearning module uses a CLE-TV course. The course focuses on issues related to waiver of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. The presentation will focus on how accidental waiver can occur in practice and specific topics covered will include the following: • Waiver by disclosure of information. • Waiver by pleadings. • Waiver by swearing of affidavits. • Waiver due to disputes between lawyer and client (including a ...
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management. What you will learn: Forms of undertakings. Whose undertaking is it? Who can relieve you of it? Whose responsibility is it to discharge the undertaking if you leave the firm and the file stays behind? Can an undertaking be imposed on you? Considerations when giving or accepting an undertaking. When the undertaking goes wrong; possible consequences and dealing with the Law Society. Presenters: Thelma O'Grady - Professional Development Manager, Bu ...