Lawyers' Professional Responsibility 6e

Lawyers' Professional Responsibility 6e

By Gino Dal Pont

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Date: 22/09/2016

Code: 9780455239095

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Description

 

Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility, sixth edition is a detailed yet accessible treatment of lawyers’ legal and professional responsibilities, suitable for students and practitioners alike.

This comprehensive book contains detailed footnoting of relevant provisions and rules in each Australian jurisdiction. Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility’s content and commentary are not confined to developments across Australia, but where relevant includes comparative coverage from the main common law jurisdictions, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore.

This edition includes content and commentary on the Legal Profession Uniform Law, to date as implemented in New South Wales and Victoria, together with the various uniform rules, for both solicitors and barristers.

Table of Contents

 

PART I: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: The Concept of Professional Responsibility

Chapter 2: Admission to Practice

Chapter 3: The Lawyer–Client Relationship

PART II: LAWYERS’ DUTY TO THE CLIENT

Chapter 4: Duties to the Client and their Enforcement

Chapter 5: Lawyers’ Duty to Clients in Tort

Chapter 6: Lawyer–Client Conflict and Influence

Chapter 7: Concurrent Conflicts

Chapter 8: Acting against Former Clients

Chapter 9: Duty to Account

Chapter 10: Confidentiality

Chapter 11: Legal Professional Privilege

Chapter 12: Privilege in Aid of Settlement

Chapter 13: Employed (In-house) Lawyers

PART III: COSTS

Chapter 14: Costs Disclosure and Costs Agreements

Chapter 15: Recovery of Costs from Clients

Chapter 16: Solicitors’ Liens

PART IV: LAWYERS’ DUTY TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

Chapter 17: Duty to the Court

Chapter 18: Particular Applications of the Duty to the Administration of Justice

Chapter 19: Duty to Obey and Uphold the Law

PART V: OTHER LAWYER RESPONSIBILITIES

Chapter 20: Conduct of Practice

Chapter 21: Relations with the Profession and Third Parties

Chapter 22: Undertakings

PART VI: DISCIPLINE OF LAWYERS

Chapter 23: The Disciplinary Jurisdiction

Chapter 24: Disciplinary Procedures

Chapter 25: Types of Misconduct

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