What is the "zone or chamber of privacy" for counsel that needs to be protected?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793 v Looby Construction Limited, 2014 CanLII 48837 (ON LRB):

14. What “zone or chamber of privacy” is left for counsel that needs to be protected? How can it be said that one would have a concern that opposing counsel might argue the case “on wits borrowed from the adversary” (Hickman v. Taylor 329 US 495)?

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