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Vol 23 No 11 Nov/Dec 2018

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Ethics and Legal Professionalism in Australia 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780190309800
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780195576900
Published: December 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £70.00

Despatched in 3 to 5 days.

Ethics and Legal Professionalism in Australia introduces students to the ethics and professional responsibilities that they will encounter in practice. It outlines the concepts, rules and conflicts relating to legal ethics in addition to exploring the ambiguous ethical aspects associated with being a lawyer.

This text takes a thematic approach, with each chapter focusing on one theme and how it relates to lawyers' professional obligations, rather than simply focusing on the rules of professional conduct. Lawyers do not work in a vacuum, but within a framework of legal and professional regulation, and having the ability to make sound professional decisions is at the heart of good professional conduct.

This edition has been updated to include the Uniform Law framework which has been implemented in NSW & VIC, and includes tables that outline the comparative sections and rules for each Australian jurisdiction.

New to this edition:-

  • Additional cases added throughout the text to support the content
  • Updated to include information about technological advances and how these affect the legal profession in terms of the conduct required of lawyers when operating in the digital environment (ie what some term `e-professionalism')
  • Includes additional information about mental health issues amongst lawyers and how this affects professional practice
  • Comparative tables updated to reflect changes following the abandonment of the proposed national law

Other Jurisdictions , Professional Conduct and Ethics, Australia
Introduction - How to use this book
1: What is Lawyering?
2: The Framework of Lawyering
3: Truth and Honesty
4: Fidelity to the Law
5: Loyalty to the Client
6: Confidentiality
7: Competence
8: Civility and Courtesy
9: Service and Access to Justice
Comparative Table 1: Lawyer Legislation
Comparative Table 2: Professional Rules for Solicitors
Comparative Table 3: Professional Rules for Barristers