Upcoming Event

Privileged or Not Privileged, That is the Question - CLE
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Location: Zoom platform
The Joint Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Law Society and CBA - PEI are pleased to announce the CLE Privileged or Not Privileged, That is the Question, presented by Thomas Sutton.

Privileged or not Privileged, that is the Question deals with the law of legal privilege that regularly arises in either a barrister’s or a solicitor’s practice.  The workshop will be led by Thomas Sutton (more information about Tom below) is divided into two parts: part 1 is a presentation about current and developing case law re: both the expansion and erosion of legal privileges; part 2 involves the application of this law in small, problem-solving group sessions followed by presentations to the plenary group.

Thomas Sutton
, McCarthy Tetrault is known for finding innovative, effective and efficient litigation solutions and is a passionate lawyer, who fully invests in his clients.  He regularly acts as lead counsel before all Canadian tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada and before domestic and international arbitral tribunals.  He is ranked as a top lawyer for medical negligence cases — considered among the toughest cases to litigateat trial – and since 2012 has shared his skills and knowledge as an Adjunct Professor at Queen’s University Faculty of Law, teaching Trial Advocacy and Medical Malpractice.  Tom is also a member of the PEI CLE Committee.

The CLE will offer 1.5 hours CPD

Registration can be completed online here.   Registration deadline is Friday, October 16th.   Once registration is completed an invitation will be sent to participants with the meeting particulars to log in.

Payment - This CLE will be offered to members for $50 + HST = $57.50 payable to the Law Society of Prince Edward Island.  Payment is due in the office prior to the event.  Payment may be made by cheque or e-transfer to lawsociety@lspei.pe.ca.

Registration Form