Ethics training for qualified solicitors is not mandatory. This surprises other professionals and the public as it defies their expectations.
Emma Walker, associate solicitor from Leigh Day Solicitors and Mena Ruparel talk about ethical conundrums. Emma shares an interesting tale of a client confidentiality breach on another continent.
Mena Ruparel is joined by Jo O’ Sullivan from O’Sullivan family law discuss ethics at the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak. Jo shares her experiences of ethical decision making and how she thinks things might challenge us in the current climate.
Author Mena Ruparel has launched Unethical Stories, a series of podcasts in which she speaks to lawyers about daily ethical decision-making in practice. Guests spill the beans on the worst ethical decisions made by other solicitors and what they would have done differently. The idea is to find out how lawyers learn to make ethical … Continue reading Unethical Stories: Mena’s new podcast
Richard Burnham looks at how law firms can create an ethical culture and support millennials in making ethical decisions
Mena Ruparel on the risks of representing both parties in a divorce and other potential conflicts
Richard Burnham looks at the similarities between SRA Code of Conduct and any codes of conduct that might regulate AI lawyers
Mena Ruparel reviews the relevant rules about ending a retainer and what they mean in practice.
Saying that you acted the way you did because your boss told you to do so may not be enough of a defence says Mena Ruparel
Could dodging a train fare be a false economy for solicitors? Mena Ruparel with some salutary tales.