Commentary

4 Other sources of information

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS vol 7(2)
| Commentary

4 Other sources of information

| Commentary

4 Other sources of information

The Law Society has published several practice notes that are relevant to the commencement of a client matter, including:

  1. 4.1

        the Law Society practice note, Initial interviews, which is particularly relevant where a solicitor has an interview with a client but the client has not yet decided to instruct the solicitor. This practice note provides guidance on how to charge (if at all) for an initial interview, how to account for any payment, when the need to obtain evidence of the client’s identity arises, how to carry out conflict searches and so on;

  2. 4.2

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