Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel
Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel
  • In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW)
  • Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel

This Practice Note provides a summary of the Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel (the Guide) prepared by the organisation In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW). The aim of the Guide is to provide general guidance to the in-house community around the globe on the ethical and professional standards expected from the in-house community.

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A solicitor must at all times act in the best interests of each client and in accordance with the professional standards required by the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA). For further information, see Practice Notes: SRA Standards and Regulations 2019—in-house lawyers and SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs—for in-house lawyers.

In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW)

ICW was formed from an affiliation group of in-house counsel associations around the