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Ethics Committee rulings
Record ID:
25244
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2006
Subject:
Ethics ;
Source:
LIJ (2006) 80 No 10
Date_of_entry:
24/11/2006
Notes:
Litigation - duty to other practitioner/legal professional privilege (R4347 May 2006) - a practioner should be proactive where a client threatens another practitioner ; Franchise law - conflict of interest/successive (R4352 May 2006) - a firm has a conflict of interest when acting against former clients in the same or a related matter and cannot use confidential information obtained from those clients against them ; Litigation - duty to client/acting without instructions/termination of retainer (R4344 May 2006) - a client's instructions are essential for the continuation of legal proceedings ; Personal injury/medical - duty to client/duty to third party (R4331 May 2006) - in some situations, it is not unethical for the defendant's lawyer to obtain a medical report direct from the plaintiff's doctor ; Litigation - conflict of interest/professional mobility (R4351 May 2006) - a solicitor's change of employment may create a conflict of interest for the new employer regarding an existing client
Section:
Ethics Rulings
Month:
October


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