As a general rule, court proceedings and the related documents are open to the public.  There is an important reason for that: justice must not only be done, it must be seen to be done.  But what if that would lead to the disclosure of valuable and confidential commercial information to the opposing party or

A party to litigation can assert legal privilege when documents or any other evidence is obtained or brought into existence for purposes of such party’s submission to a legal advisor for legal advice and litigation is pending or contemplated as likely at the time.

The facts in this case unpacked the principles of legal privilege.