Edwards & Ors v Vic Land Rehabilitation Pty Ltd & Ors [2012] VSC 188 (9 May 2012)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/vic/VSC/2012/188.html

Evidence – Legal professional privilege – Legal advice provided to a client disclosed in the affidavit of another party in the proceeding – Client claims privilege – Whether privilege lost through disclosure by a client or party concerned under the Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) s 122(2) – Meaning of client or party concerned – Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) ss 117, 122 – WORDS AND PHRASES – “party”.

Legal practitioners – Application restraining legal practitioners from acting – Where counsel and solicitor are potential witnesses – Proper administration of justice.