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Semester 1, 2018


LAWS50038 Legal Ethics Exam Notes

73 pages

29,370 words

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Description

Exam & Hypothetical Notes for Legal Ethics.

Outlines:
- Relevant case notes
- Colour coordinated
- Interaction between case law and legislation
- Includes ethical/legal obligations under the Civil Procedure Act as well as LPUL, Solicitor's/Barristers conduct rules
- Diagrams & tests for how to answer a hypo question

Topic List:
1. Lawyers' Ethics & Lawyer Regulation
2. The Role of Lawyers
3. Admissions and Fitness to Practise (brief)
4. Duties to the Administration of Justice - Independence & Candour
5. Duty of Confidence
6. Legal Professional Privilege
7. Duty of Care
8. Duty of Loyalty (Conflicts)
9. Costs Disclosure, Billing & Client Money
10. Ethical Behaviour & Decision-Making in Organisations
11. Complaints and Lawyers Discipline
12. Gorilla Exceptions & Ethical Apathy