Guidance on crowdfunding legal services

Thursday, 2 January 2020

Guidance on crowdfunding legal services

Lawyers have been warned to be aware of the risks of crowdfunding and the professional and ethical issues they need to consider when navigating this complex issue with clients.

To assist the legal profession deal with the emerging use of crowdfunding in litigation, the Law Council of Australia has released guidance for legal practitioners.

The Guidance Note reminds practitioners to be mindful that their conduct in relation to crowdfunding does not discredit the profession.

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