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These notes consist of lectures for the entire semester (weeks 1-13) and readings from the prescribed textbook Lise Barry (ed) Lawyers: Roles, Skills and Responsibilities (Thomson Reuters, 3rd ed, 2017).
The notes are extremely extensive and cover every topic.
Topics include:
- introduction and perception of lawyers
- lawyers in AUS
- legal professionalism
- regulation of the profession
- retainers
- parties to the retainer
- duty of representation
- lawyers' duty of care
- lawyers' immunity
- introduction to ethics theory and applied legal ethics
- privilege
- confidentiality
- concurrent client conflicts
- successive client conflicts
- lawyer and client conflicts
- fiduciary duties
- admission to practice
- discipline and regulation
- abuse of process
- ethics in negotiation
- duty to the court (candour)
- dealing with witnesses
- legal ethics in criminal matters
- ethics and in house counsel
- access to justice
- pro bono
- costs
- duty to account
- professional courtesy
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They served me well throughout semester 1 and allowed me to get 90 in my final quiz with a final grade of 82 overall.


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Semester 1, 2020


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