Celanese Canada Inc. v. Murray Demolition Corp., 2006 SCC 36 (CanLII)

  • July 27, 2006

Date: 2006-07-27 Docket: 30652. Link Coram: McLachlin C.J. and Bastarache, Binnie, LeBel, Deschamps, Fish and Charron JJ. Headnotes from Supreme Court of Canada: "Civil procedure - Removal of counsel - Plaintiffs' lawyers seizing electronic documents from defendants' premises pursuant to Anton Piller order later found to include documents subject to solicitor-client privilege - Plaintiffs' lawyers conducting partial review of documents - Defendants seeking to remove plaintiffs' lawyers as solicitors of record - Whether onus on plaintiffs to rebut presumption of prejudice - Whether plaintiffs' lawyers should be removed."