1 Attorney-client privilege, also known as lawyer-client privilege or legal (professional) privilege on the international level, protects open and candid communications between lawyer and client by, broadly speaking, providing a right to refuse to disclose confidential communications between lawyer and client in proceedings before courts and tribunals (see also Garner, 2014, 1391). A United States (‘US’) concept akin to attorney-client privilege is work-product protection, also known as litigation privilege in other jurisdictions. Simply put, it protects materials...
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