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ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY - Bars and grounds for refusal - Solicitor-client privilege

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 8:41 AM  

Appeal by the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) from the dismissal of its application for judicial review from an order of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Commissioner) allowing the father's request for access to the child client's litigation records. Two children were the subject of a custody and access dispute between their parents. In 2008, when the children were nine and eleven years old, the OCL was appointed to conduct an investigation, report and make recommendations. The OCL assigned a clinical investigator to assist counsel....