Conflicts, confidentiality & disclosure

Conflicts, confidentiality & disclosure guidance:

This Practice Note covers considerations where the firm wishes to act for one of its own partners or employees, where an individual lawyer wishes to act for themselves,...

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There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts (sometimes called solicitor-client conflicts) and client conflict. This Practice Note explains when you can act if...

Practice Note

There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts (sometimes called solicitor-client conflicts) and client conflict. This Practice Note explains when you can act if...

Practice Note

Protection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law and as a matter of conduct. This duty continues despite...

Practice Note

In any insolvency situation, there are a number of parties are involved that require legal advice and, in certain circumstances, parties with common interests may choose...

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Conflicts of interest can cause difficult and serious problems for solicitors and law firms, both from a compliance point of view and in your client...

Practice Note

There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts (sometimes called solicitor-client conflicts) and client conflicts. You can never act where there is an own...

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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA’s) 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to conflicts of interest....

Practice Note

There are two types of conflict: own interest (sometimes called solicitor-client conflicts) and client conflict. You can never act where there is an own interest...

Practice Note

The SRA Codes of Conduct (the SRA Code for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs (Code for Solicitors) and the SRA Code for Firms) refer to two types of conflict of interest as shown...

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This Practice Note looks at what confidential information is, who it belongs to and how to protect it. It considers disclosure obligations in relation to confidential...

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The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship and a core professional principle. Solicitors also have a duty to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA’s) 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to the duties of confidentiality and...

Practice Note

There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts (sometimes called solicitor-client conflicts) and client conflict. This Practice Note explains when...

Practice Note

Protection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law and as a matter of conduct. This duty continues despite...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege. It considers, in detail, the various...

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