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This conflicts and confidentiality decision tree works through the conflicts and confidentiality requirements in the SRA Standards and Regulations, in...
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18th Dec
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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...
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7th Dec
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Client conflicts of interest are fact sensitive. The starting point is that it is for you to decide on a case-by-case basis whether a conflict has...
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7th Dec
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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...
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7th Dec
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Under the SRA Principles, you must act:•in a way that upholds the constitutional principle of the rule of law, and the proper administration of...
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7th Dec
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This Q&A considers if and when you can disclose a copy of a client’s will (contrary to your duty to keep your client's affairs confidential) to a...
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7th Dec
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A key factor in deciding whether you can act in a client conflict or confidentiality situation is: can you erect effective safeguards including...
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7th Dec
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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...
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7th Dec
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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...
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7th Dec
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This presentation has been designed as an aid to train your staff on your policy and their duties in relation to conflicts of interest,...
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7th Dec
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1Introduction1.1This document sets out our policy for identifying and managing conflicts of interest and confidentiality and disclosure issues.1.2Our...
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This Checklist sets out points you should consider and actions you should take before representing or acting for a partner or employee, yourself,...
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Thank you for your instructions to act on [insert description of matter]. We have written to you separately with a [client care OR engagement] letter...
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A: IntroductionIn exceptional circumstances, we may act for a client where we hold material confidential information about another (existing, former...
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7th Dec
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Subject: New client—conflicts searchPlease email me immediately if you know of any reason why we cannot act for [...
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7th Dec
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Confidentiality and disclosure policy1Policy statement1.1It is the policy of [firm name] (‘the firm’) to conduct its business in compliance with the...
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7th Dec
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Please click for an Excel version of this register.General interestsNameStatusNature of interestThird party[Insert name][Insert status, eg Commercial...
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7th Dec
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Instructions to fee earners on completing this formFee earners should complete Section A and, if relevant, Section B, C or D. [You do not need to...
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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...
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Practice notes
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