Is it necessary for counsel to describe documents in a way that would allow the other side to view the documents in the same way?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Leung v. Hanna, 1999 CanLII 5377 (BC SC):

Similarly, it is not necessary to describe any documents in a way which, in the words of McEachern C.J.B.C. in Hodgkinson v. Simms, supra, would allow the other side to: ... look into counsel's mind to learn what he knows, and what he does not know, and the direction in which he is proceeding in the preparation of his client's case. (at p.143)

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