37. Supervision of legal services
- A solicitor with designated responsibility for a matter must exercise reasonable supervision over solicitors and all other employees engaged in the provision of the legal services for that matter.
This Guidance Statement considers the requirements for in-house counsel in relation to their practising certificates.
The purpose of this Guidance Statement is to outline what is considered to be ‘reasonable supervision’ under the Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules 2012 (‘ASCR’) and the common law.