Does solicitor-client privilege apply to communications between client and solicitor?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Youyi Group Holdings (Canada) Ltd. v Brentwood Lanes Canada Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1587 (CanLII):

A claim of solicitor-client privilege extends to communications made between a solicitor and client where it can be demonstrated that the communication was made with a view to obtaining legal advice and the communication was intended to be confidential. (see Descoteaux v. Mierzwinski 1982), 1982 CanLII 22 (SCC), 141 D.L.R. (3d) 590 (S.C.C.)

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