Assessing Confidentiality in the Lawyer-Client Relationship: A Client Perspective
Keywords:Confidentiality; attorney-client privilege; work product; crime-fraud exception
This article will provide information on issues relating to the attorney-client relationship and the attorney-client privilege, the duty of confidentiality, the crime- fraud exception, the work product doctrine, and other exceptions to the general duty of confidentiality existing in the lawyer-client relationship. The article is based on an analysis of decisional cases and selected commentaries found in law reviews and writings of prominent legal practioners.
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