French v Polar Technologies International Pty Ltd [2006] NSWSC 1260 (22 November 2006)

[2006] NSWSC 1260

EVIDENCE [75] – Facts excluded from proof – On grounds of privilege – Professional confidence – Legal profession – Waiver of privilege – Effect of  Evidence Act 1995  – Issue in proceedings incapable of fair determination without reference to confidential legal advice – PROCEDURE [33] – Courts and judges generally – Courts – Dismissal of proceedings for want of prosecution – Principles applicable – Relevant considerations.

Evidence Act 1995  ss 118 & 122(1)