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Can you claim solicitor-client privilege against your own insurer?

By Benoît G. Bourgon and Nicholas J. Krnjevic, from our Insurance Law Practice Group.

July 12, 2017 — On June 20, 2017, the Court of Appeal of Québec confirmed that an insured cannot invoke solicitor-client privilege to refuse to provide its insurers with legal opinions upon which it relied to settle a claim in which it was a defendant (Chubb Insurance Company of Canada c. Domtar inc., 2017 QCCA 1004).

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