Lawyers' ethics are principles and values which, along with conduct rules and common law, regulate a lawyer's behaviour. This website aims to equip lawyers with the information and the tools they need to act ethically at all times, while also providing the community with an insight into legal ethics.
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Free work for friends can cost more than you think - some tips to avoid empathy-induced ethical conflict.
Due to recent email based cyber attacks, the QLS Ethics Centre recommends that caution should be exercised by solicitors in the manner in which they receive instructions for the transfer of trust monies that may be received by email.
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Professions and trades – Lawyers – Complaints and discipline – Disciplinary proceedings – Generally
Complaints and discipline – four charges made against the Respondent (three dismissed) – excessive charging of legal costs – transfer of trust money without authority
All discipline updates
Early consideration of suitability for admission – Fit and proper persons – Applicant had previous criminal convictions – Court will look at surrounding circumstances
Professions and trades – Lawyers – Qualifications and admission
All Admission Case Updates
All guidance statements
All Non-Binding Ethics Rulings
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