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Ethics Committee Rulings
Record ID:
25306
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2006
Source:
LIJ (2006) 80 No 11
Date_of_entry:
24/11/2006
Notes:
Property law - conflict of interest/successive (R4354 June 2006) - The conflict of interest restrictions in r8.7 of the Professional Conduct and Practice Rules 2005 cannot be overcome on the basis that a client undertaking a "one off" transaction does not normally carry on business as a "builder, developer or subdivider" ; Employment law - conflict of interest/successive (R4361 June 2006) - A firm who acted for a client in intervention order proceedings does not have a conflict of interest acting for the plaintiff and against that client in contractual proceedings, as the plaintiff had assisted the defendant, and attended the earlier meetings. ; Family law - conflict of interest/concurrent (R4364 June 2006) - A conflict of interest may arise where a firm acts initially for a party and then subsequently his parents in family law matters ; Workplace relations - unauthorised access to information (R4360 June 2006) - A firm cannot continue to act for a client who illegally procures confidential information
Section:
Ethics Rulings
Month:
November


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