This guidance statement outlines what practitioners should consider in relation to work experience and internships.
This guidance statement outlines what practitioners should consider if they are communicating, in the opponent’s absence, with the court.
This guidance statement looks at the ethical issues practitioners should consider when acting for or on behalf of an insured on the instructions of an insurer.
The purpose of this Guidance Statement is to outline the ethical issues that practitioners should consider if they wish to comment on their client’s matter to the media under the Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules 2012 (‘ASCR’) and the common law.
This Guidance Statement outlines the fundamental duty of honesty and courtesy in communications with colleagues and provides guidance on how to respond to discourtesy.
This Guidance Statement provides assistance to solicitors in complying with their ethical duties when dealing with the transfer of files to another practitioner or their client.
This Guidance Statement considers some of the ethical issues when applying the ‘no contact rule’ to an opposing client who is an organisation.
This Guidance Statement considers some of the ethical issues when applying the ‘no contact rule’ to an opposing client who is an individual.
It is important to be aware of your ethical obligations when being asked to provide a ‘second opinion’ by a client of another solicitor.
This Guidance Statement considers the ethical issues faced by solicitors working in multi-disciplinary practices and in particular, focusses on the Community Legal Centre ('CLC’) experience where practitioners interact with social workers.