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Law Legal professions Legal ethics Practice of law Solicitors Common law Law in the United Kingdom Duty of confidentiality Lawyer Barrister Advocate Admission to practice law Week Two
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Law Legal professions Legal ethics Practice of law Solicitors Common law Law in the United Kingdom Duty of confidentiality Lawyer Barrister Advocate Admission to practice law Week Two
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Making ethical choices: -Pressures are exerted upon lawyers through a number of ways: 1. Peers 2. Employers 3. Clients 4. Commercial environment -Ethical considerations require lawyers exercise independent forensic judgment, and conduct their dealings with honesty and fairness in a manor consistent with the public interest. -The commercial climate in which the bulk of legal work occurs imposes a dialectic- a conflict of social interests-between business decisions and legal ethics. -All admitted legal practitioners are personally bound to the code of legal ethics. The objects of teaching ethics or professional responsibility should not be to impose ethical values, but to enable students to identify the ethical dimensions of a particular situation and respond in an ethical manor. Week three: Adm...
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