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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

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Australian Essential Professional Conduct: Legal Ethics 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781876905279
Published: June 2007
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Accessible and student-friendly, this new edition has been fully updated and revised and includes substantial new material and a comprehensive table of cases. Opening each chapter with a checklist highlighting key areas of the topic, followed by an expanded treatment of the subject, this text provides students with a sound overview of legal ethics on which to build their knowledge and is also an ideal revision aid.

Presenting readers with a clear and concise guide to the key elements of legal ethics this book covers many of the broad topic areas referred to in the 'Priestley 11' prescription for 'Professional Conduct' and includes chapters on:-

  • the legal profession and admission to practice;
  • duty to the law;
  • duty to the court;
  • retainers and liens;
  • competence, care and accountability;
  • confidentiality, good faith and avoiding conflicts;
  • relations with third parties; relations with other lawyers;
  • and discipline.
This is an invaluable resource for students, primarily at undergraduate level, studying degree or diploma courses in law and practical legal training.

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Other Jurisdictions , Professional Conduct and Ethics, Australia
The Legal Profession and Admission to Practice
Duty to the Law
Duty to the Court
Retainers and Liens
Competence, Care and Accountability
Confidentiality, Good Faith and Avoiding Conflicts
Relations with Third Parties
Relations with Other Lawyers