Queensland Law Society

Fundamental ethical duties

4. Other fundamental ethical duties

4.1 A solicitor must also: 

4.1.1 act in the best interests of a client in any matter in which the solicitor represents the client; 

4.1.2 be honest and courteous in all dealings in the course of legal practice; 

4.1.3 deliver legal services competently, diligently and as promptly as reasonably possible; 

4.1.4 avoid any compromise to their integrity and professional independence; and 

4.1.5 comply with these Rules and the law.