Lawyers' professional responsibility / G. E. Dal Pont.

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Bibliographic Details
Edition:Seventh edition.
Published: Pyrmont, NSW : Thomson Reuters (Professional) Australia Limited, 2021.
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Courses: LAWS 101
Format: Book
Table of Contents:
  • The concept of professional responsibility
  • Admission to practice
  • The lawyer-client relationship
  • Duties to the client and their enforcement
  • Lawyers' duty to clients in tort
  • Lawyer-client conflict and influence
  • Concurrent conflicts
  • Acting against former clients
  • Duty to account
  • Confidentiality
  • Legal professional privilege
  • Privilege in aid of settlement
  • Employed ("in-house") lawyers
  • Costs disclosure and costs agreements
  • Recovery of costs from clients
  • Solicitors' liens
  • Duty to the court
  • Particular applications of the duty to the administration of justice
  • Duty to obey and uphold the law
  • Conduct of practice
  • Relations with the profession and third parties
  • Undertakings
  • The disciplinary jurisdiction
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Types of misconduct.