Master bars lawyer from case involving his own firm
Samuel Kazen says a recent Ontario Superior Court decision could set a troubling precedent if not overturned on appeal. Photo: Robin Kuniski

Master bars lawyer from case involving his own firm

Ruling alleged to threaten solicitor-client privilegeA lawyer is warning that solicitor-client privilege may be threatened by a master’s decision that barred him from representing his own firm in a dispute over a wrongful dismissal claim.

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