Legal Profession Act & Ethics Committee

Ethics and standards in practice: Communication with another solicitor’s client

20 Oct 2021

Ethics and standards in practice: Communication with another solicitor’s client

In our regular in-depth ethics case study, Professional Standards Manager Rob Reis discusses a recent case.

Hearsay 14-2021

16 Jul 2021

Hearsay 14-2021

Nominations now open for the 2021 ACT Law Awards, New guidance note: Check in CBR and client confidentiality, Military Law Committee update, Court updates, Changes to the law in relation to the regulation of debt management services.

Does the Check in CBR app breach lawyer/client confidentiality?

14 Jul 2021

Does the Check in CBR app breach lawyer/client confidentiality?

The Legal Profession Act & Ethics Committee clarifies the interaction between client confidentiality and the Check in CBR app.

Ethics and standards in practice: On whose authority can a law practice disburse trust money?

5 Jul 2021

Ethics and standards in practice: On whose authority can a law practice disburse trust money?

In our regular in-depth ethics case study, Professional Standards Manager Rob Reis discusses a recent case.

Secure express instructions when dealing with trust money

29 Mar 2021

Secure express instructions when dealing with trust money

In our first in-depth ethics case study, Professional Standards Manager Rob Reis discusses a recent case.

Answering ethics questions - A trust account dilemma or; "Let's hold back some money in Trust..."

14 Dec 2020

Answering ethics questions - A trust account dilemma or; "Let's hold back some money in Trust..."

Ross Watch from the Law Society’s Legal Profession Act & Ethics Committee provides some advice on the traps inherent in retaining money in trust accounts without express authority from your client.

Remote working and confidentiality

15 Apr 2020

Remote working and confidentiality

Guidance for law practices on supervision of staff working remotely and ensuring confidentiality of client information.

Supervision and confidentiality in remote working arrangements

15 Apr 2020

Supervision and confidentiality in remote working arrangements

Guidance to members on supervision of staff working remotely and ensuring confidentiality of client information.

Webinars
Guidelines