Guidelines

How to lawfully hold and dispose of Wills and Safe Custody Documents

16 Mar 2022

How to lawfully hold and dispose of Wills and Safe Custody Documents

The Legal Profession Act & Ethics Committee clarifies how safe custody documents should be held and disposed of.

Electronic witnessing of documents

6 Oct 2021

Electronic witnessing of documents

Guidance to members for electronic witnessing of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters

27 Aug 2021

Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters

Guidance note regarding coming into contact with the complainant in family violence and/or sexual assault cases.

Cross examination in family violence cases

27 Aug 2021

Cross examination in family violence cases

Information about new provisions in the Family Law Act restricting cross examination in circumstances involving allegations of family violence.

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.

On whose authority can a law practice disburse trust money?

5 Jul 2021

On whose authority can a law practice disburse trust money?

A case study from the 'Ethics and standards in practice' series.

Secure express instructions when dealing with trust money

29 Mar 2021

Secure express instructions when dealing with trust money

A case study from the 'Ethics and standards in practice' series.

Let's hold back some money in Trust

14 Dec 2020

Let's hold back some money in Trust

A case study from the 'Ethics and standards in practice' series.

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