Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interest guidance:

This Checklist sets out points you should consider and actions you should take before representing or acting for a partner or employee, yourself, friends or members of...

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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 conflicts of interest. This Practice Note explains when...

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There are two types of conflict: own interest conflicts and client conflicts of interest. This Practice Note explains when you can act if there is or may be a conflict of...

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The table below shows a range of different conflict and confidentiality situations we may encounter. It can be used to help decide whether we can act and, if so, what...

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The table below shows a range of different conflict and confidentiality situations we may encounter. It can be used to help decide whether we can act and, if so, what...

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This conflicts and confidentiality decision tree works through the conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Standards and Regulations, in force from 25...

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This conflicts and confidentiality decision tree works through the conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 to help you make a decision...

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Please click here for an Excel version of this register. This register records decisions made to accept or reject instructions where a fee earner has reported a suspected...

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Instructions to fee earners on completing this form Fee earners should complete Section A and, if relevant, Section B, C or D. [You do not need to complete this form...

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A: General information Date of review Person(s) conducting review B: Data 1 Rolling data CriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]In the last 12 months Number of...

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Our Conflicts, confidentiality and disclosure policy sets out our general position on when we can act in conflict situations. We also issue guidelines for [certain...

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The firm's Conflicts, confidentiality and disclosure policy sets out our general position on when we can act in conflict situations. We also issue guidelines for [certain...

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Our Conflicts, confidentiality and disclosure policy sets out our general position on when we can act in conflict situations. We also issue guidelines for [each...

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Our Conflicts, confidentiality and disclosure policy sets out our general position on when we can act in conflict situations. We also issue guidelines for [certain...

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

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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 relationships. If a...

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Conflicts of interest policy 1 Policy statement 1.1 It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct our business in compliance with the highest professional...

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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key changes include...

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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key changes include...

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A: General information Date of annual review Person(s) conducting annual review B: Data 1 Rolling data CriteriaIn the last [insert period, eg quarter]In the last 12...

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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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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. For more...

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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...

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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...

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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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1 Introduction 1.1 This document sets out our policy for identifying and managing conflicts of interest and confidentiality and disclosure issues. 1.2 Our obligation to...

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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...

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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...

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