Queensland Law Society

Non-Binding Ethics Ruling (2020) 5

CATCHWORDS:

NON-BINDING ETHICS RULING – QUEENSLAND LAW SOCIETY – ETHICS COMMITTEE – CONFLICT – CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION – CONCURRENT CLIENTS – INFORMED CONSENT – INFORMATION BARRIER – whether a conflict of interest has been created by Firm A acting for a husband in family law proceedings, while at the same time acting for the same husband and his then wife in relation to the sale of a property.