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Privilege: What In-House Counsel Need to Know

Privilege: What In-House Counsel Need to Know
Toronto, September 28, 2016

Privilege continues to be a topic of considerable interest to both in-house legal teams and private practitioners. Join leading lawyers from Blakes who will survey recent developments regarding the law of privilege, with particular regard to the impact on general counsel and in-house legal teams.


  • Overview of types of privilege
  • Privilege compared to the Duty of Confidentiality
  • Limits of common interest privilege in the context of negotiating a corporate transaction
  • Limits on sharing privileged communications within the corporate group, including justified and permitted disclosure
  • Privilege in the context of internal workplace investigations
  • Provision of privileged communications to government bodies, including justified and permitted disclosure


  • Breakfast and Registration: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Presentations and Q&A: 8:30 – 10 a.m.


  • Brad Berg, Partner
  • Iris Fischer, Partner
  • Jeff Galway, Partner

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 45 minutes of Professionalism content and 45 minutes of Substantive content.

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.

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